Charles Tunget, Jr.

Memorial gathering for Charles Henry Tunget, Jr., 66, Lawrence, KS, will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2012 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. He died on Sunday, September 16, 2012 at his home. 

Charles was born on March 24, 1946 in Parsons, KS the son of Charles Henry Tunget, Sr. and Patricia (Ackley) Tunget. 
He served his country in the US Army and was discharged prior to the Vietnam War.
He worked in the sanitation department for the City of Lawrence.
He was a very loving husband and wonderful father.  He was very honest, very strong, and a very wonderful man.
He married Sarah Romero on July 4, 2000 in Lawrence, KS.  She survives of the home.  
Other survivors include one daughter, Michelle (Tunget), and husband, Jim Powers; one son, Richard Tunget, both of Winsted, MN; stepson, Raymond Hall, Lawrence: two grandsons, Anthony Turner Powers and Quinton Powers; his mother Patricia (Ackley) Wise and stepfather, Chuck Wise, Wellsville, KS; half-sister, Dana (Mayhugh) and husband, Roger Robertson, Baldwin City, KS; half-brother, Roger, and wife Deanna Mayhugh, Baldwin City, KS; half-brother, Kurt Mayhugh, Smithville, MO; sister-in-law, Charla Tunget, Lawrence; and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and  great nephews.  He was preceded in death by his father; beloved brother, Sam Tunget; and beloved sister, Sharon (Tunget) Coup. 
The family suggests memorials in his name to the American Diabetes Association or Lawrence Humane Society and may be sent in care of the mortuary. 

7 Condolences

  1. Donald Bronec on September 17, 2012 at 9:24 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. I will see you at Checkers when you get back.

  2. John M. Turner on September 18, 2012 at 11:38 pm

    Michelle & Rick, I ’m so sorry about your dad, my he R.I.P. Charles will be greatly missed. And Sara, even though I really didn’t know you. You have my deepest syptheanty. I wish you all well. God bless you all

  3. Phyllis, Cassie and Carter on September 19, 2012 at 8:24 am

    Sarah and Raymond we are so sorry for the loss of Charlie. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. George & Louise O'Brien on September 19, 2012 at 10:50 am

    So sorry to hear about your loss. Our hearts go out to you. May God be with you in this time of need.


    George and Louise

  5. Michelle Powers Godfrey & Family on September 19, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    Our deepest sympathy to our loving sister-in-law, Michelle, brother-in-law Rick and to Grandpa Charlie’s surviving family. Your loss is felt in our hearts as well. Charlie was a beloved member of our extended family. His memory will live on the joy in our hearts and in the laughter of our children. Rest in peace.

  6. norma on December 19, 2012 at 1:09 pm

    sarah and raymond i am so sorry for your loss. my thoughts and prayer are with you. charley will be surely missed

  7. Sherry Quiroz on November 13, 2017 at 8:57 am

    Michelle and Rick. I had no idea. I’m so sorry. Prayers for you two.

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