Charles F. “Chuck” Trump
Charles F. “Chuck” Trump, age 92 of Lodgepole, NE passed away Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, December 15, 2018 in the Pleasant View Cemetery in Lodgepole with Pastor Dave Abbott officiating. Friends may stop at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel on Friday from 1-7:00 P.M. with family present from 4-6:00. No formal church services are planned. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Chuck’s name to The United Methodist Church, Lodgepole, Nebraska or the Lodgepole American Legion. You may view Chuck’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at www.gehrigstittchapel.com.
Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Chuck’s care and funeral arrangements.
Charles Frank Trump was born August 13, 1926 to Glen and Irene (Young) Trump of Comstock, NE. He attended school in Comstock, after which, he enlisted into the Army, serving combat duty in the Philippines and later serving in the Occupation Force in Japan. After military service, Chuck was united in marriage to Gladys Pike on June 5, 1950. To this union four children were born, Sandy, Gary, David and Dennis.
They made their home in Oshkosh where Chuck worked several jobs ranging from farm and ranch to well drilling, settling on auto mechanics. The family then relocated to Lodgepole where Charles worked as a mechanic in Sidney for 14 years. He finished his work career at The Egging Company at Gurley, retiring in 1991.
Charles will be missed for his strong family values, sense of direction, and devotion. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and family.
Charles is survived by his wife Gladys, sons, Gary and wife Janie of Grand Island, Dave and wife Tami of Lodgepole and Dennis of Cheyenne, WY; (7) grandchildren, (6) great-grandchildren, (2) brothers, Robert Trump and wife Glenna of Rapid City, SD; Everett Trump of Merna, NE and numerous nieces and nephews.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Glen and Irene Trump; daughter, Sandy Benish, daughter-in-law, Kathy (Grant) Trump, and sister-in-law, Carol Trump.