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Obituary of Charles F. Carlgren

Charles F. Carlgren, the son on Edward A. Carlgren and Inga O. (Tiller) Carlgren, was born August 8, 1923 on the family farm in rural Norway, KS and passed away on October 31, 2016 at the family farm in rural Norway, KS at the age of 93 years, 2 months, and 23 days.
Charles grew up in the Norway community, attending Norway Grade School and graduating from Norway High School. Charles was a life time farmer and stockman, working on the family farmstead his entire life.
On August 6, 1950, he was united in marriage Vivian M. Sherwood and to this union was born: Cheryl, Nancy, Lynette, and Jay.
Charles was a lifetime member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Norway, KS.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Carroll, Ivan, Loren, and Joe; and one sister, Evelyn.
Charles is survived by his wife Vivian of the home Norway, KS; children: Cheryl (Mike) Holmes of Concordia, KS, Nancy (Jeff) McDonald of Salina, KS, Lynette (Dennis) Blomberg of Lindsborg, KS, and Jay (Ashley) Carlgren of Norway, KS; 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Aileen Carlgren of Scandia, KS, Norma Carlgren of Salina, KS and Clarice Pruitt of Miltonvale, KS; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Norway, KS with Pastor Thomas Kamprath, officiating.
Interment will follow in the Norway Cemetery.
Friends may call from 9 AM until 9 PM on Friday at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS where the family will greet friends from 6 PM until 7 PM on Friday.
Memorials are suggested to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Norway, KS.
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Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS is in charge of the arrangements.


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