Charles-Carman-Obituary

Charles W. Carman

Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Charles W. "Pete" Carman, age 72, of Council Bluffs passed away June 4, 2008, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.

Pete was born November 12, 1935, in Council Bluffs to the late John I. and Clara E. (Snethen) Carman. He attended Thomas Jefferson High School. Pete was a carpenter working out of the Carpenters Union and later as a self-employed carpenter.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Constantina (Giamas) Carman in 2005; sisters, Darlene Moffatt, Juanita Foote, Bertha Golden; brothers, John Carman, Jr. and Dale Carman.

Pete is survived by sons, Dennis Carman (Sandy Yocum) of Omaha, Troy Carman (Cecilia) of Council Bluffs, Charles Carter of Omaha; daughter, June Osborn (Jeff) of Council Bluffs; 12 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; sisters, Carol Stansberry of Council Bluffs, Margaret Shuman (Harold) of Omaha; special family friend, Sonnie Budd of Crescent; nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family, Sunday, 3-6 p.m. at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home. Memorials to the family preferred.


This obituary was originally published in The Daily Nonpareil.

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I will love and miss you. Sleep in peace

I am sorry to hear about uncle Pete. I am the granddoughter of Juanita Foote. I remember uncle Pete when i was a child. He is with his sister once again. And his mom grandma carmen.

Dennis I'm sorry to hear about your dad. Know that he is in a better place and we will all see each other again. You are in my prayers.

Dear Children and Family Members of Pete,
Please accept our most sincere sympathies regarding the death of Pete.
We got to know Pete when he and
my sister Connie visited us in our home in Walnut, Iowa, during the Antique Walk. We enjoyed spending time with them and getting to know about Pete and his children and grandchildren.
Pete was a very kind man and we truly enjoyed his company. He was good to my sister and she really loved him a lot.
Again, we are sorry for...

TROY AND FAMILY.SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR DAD. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYS ARE WITH YOU AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME. MAY YOU FIND COMFORT IN ALL THE LOVELY MEMORIES YOU HAVE OF YOUR DAD.

Although I did not know Charles W. Carman, I am truly saddened by his passing. He was the father of two great childhood friends of mine. My thoughts & prayers go out to all of Charles family and especially to June & Charlie. So sorry to hear of your loss. May he rest in peace.

My thoughts and love are with you Pete, as well as Connie, I will miss you two terribly,but now you two are together again and i know how much she loved you. I remember all the silly things we talked about and some of the sad things also. I love you only I wished I could have gotton to meet you. But feel I knew you through the phone. YOU WILL BE MISSED
love Elaine
you sister in law

We always enjoyed visiting with "Pete" and have many happy memories of fun birthdays at Hoden's. He will be missed, but we are glad that he is released from suffering.

My thoughts and prayers are with your family in this difficult time. I have many memories of Pete spending a lot of time at my home in our younger years, especially eating my Dads waffles with about 6 other of THE GUYS as we called them.