Charles “Charlie” E. Wing, age 79, passed away August 24, 2022. He was born March 17, 1943, to Francis and Irene (Buckingham) Wing in Lincoln, Nebraska. Charlie married Mary Margaret Urwiller on February 12, 1966 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lincoln, NE. He had 2 daughters, Heidi Marie (1970) and Sonya Kay (1971). Charlie was a member of St. James, Prince of Peace, and Sacred Heart Catholic Churches. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. For 10 years, he served as a volunteer fireman with the Kearney Volunteer Fire Department. He loved cooking, fishing, and being a Grandpa. After retiring from being the manager of the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Kearney, he moved back to Lincoln with Mary Margaret.
He is preceded in death by his wife, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, 2 brothers, and 2 sisters. Charlie is survived by daughters, Heidi M. Sampson of Omaha and Sonya Kay Wing (Patrick H. Mowry) of Lincoln; grandchildren: Jessica, Ashleigh, Job, Patience, Faith, and Johnah; great-grandchildren: Logan, Nanaleigh, Salem, and Arya, all of Omaha.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10AM on Monday, September 12th at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (3128 “S” Street, Lincoln, NE) with Fr. Leo Kosch as celebrant. Please come and celebrate the life of a man whom everybody loved! A luncheon will follow in the school gymnasium next to the church. Private burial at a later date. Rosary at Sacred Heart, September 11th at 7PM.
Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation. Condolences: Sonya Kay Wing c/o Aspen Aftercare, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. Family requests no flowers, please.
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