While recovering from surgery at Gardenview Manor shortly after breakfast Sunday morning, Charlie Kingen made his grand exit peacefully in his room.
He was adopted at 7 years old by Charles and Elizabeth Kingen from Attica, Ind.
He is survived by his wife of 66 great years, Frances "Cookie" Kingen; four children, Sheila Denney (Missouri), Daniel Kingen (North Carolina), Judy Kingen-Lumpkins (Florida) and Becky Sapp (Indiana); 10 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held in his memory.
Published on January 22, 2018