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Charles Hallett - May 05, 2011


Charles Hallett was born June 23, 1919, to Charles and Myrtle Hallett. They lived on a farm one mile east of Enders, Neb.
In 1929 the family moved to a farm south of Enders, Neb.
Charles attended elementary school at Enders. He received his high school diploma from American School of Chicago, Ill.
In November, 1939, the family moved to Imperial, Neb.
Charles was employed by various farmers until he was inducted into the United States Army Air Force Oct. 14, 1942, at Fort Logan, Colo.
Before going overseas, he was stationed at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Camp Clairborne, La., and Bradley Field, Conn. Overseas he was stationed at Oran, Algeria, North African Division of the Air Transport Command where he served with the crash crew. Charles was honorably discharged on Nov. 24, 1945.
For several years, Charles did paint jobs and farm work. Then he was custodian at the Imperial Methodist Church and Imperial City Park and the Imperial Manor. In 1970 he worked as janitor at the Chase County High School and worked there until he retired in 1984.
Charles had many hobbies which he pursued. He truly enjoyed his model train display, woodworking equipment, hunting, fishing and gardening.
Charles found Jesus Christ as his personal Saviour in 1940. He lived a life that exemplified that Jesus was his Lord and Master.
He was preceded in death by his mother, father, three half-brothers, and sister Marjorie.
He is survived by his sister, Delores, of Caldwell, Idaho; sister, Nina, of Imperial, Neb.; nephew, Bobby Stumbaugh, of Caldwell, Idaho; niece, Eileen Schoonover, and husband, Mick, of Caldwell, Idaho; niece, Loretta Moyer, and husband, Lance, of Ketchikan, Alaska; and several great nieces and great nephews.
Charles entered his heavenly home May 5, 2011.
Funeral services were held May 10 at the Immanuel Missionary Church of Wauneta, Neb., with Rev. Gary Hunt officiating.
Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery with military honors.
Pallbearers were Wesley Wheeler, Dr. Daniel Marshall, Don Banks, Dennis Krutsinger, John Hunt and Christopher Bley.
Liewer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.