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Charles K Trumbull

June 12, 1939 — April 13, 2024


Charles K. Trumbull, 84, of Callaway, Nebraska, died on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at the Callaway District Hospital in Callaway, Nebraska.

He was born June on 12, 1939 to Ray and Grace (Lattin) Trumbull in Stapleton Nebraska. Charles attended school at McPherson County High School and graduated with the class of 1957.  He joined the National Guard in 1957 and proudly served his country until 1963 when he was honorably discharged.

He was united in marriage to Elsie Parks on September 12, 1966, in Bridgeport, Nebraska. To this union three children were born: Kent, Dan, and Willy. The family moved to Callaway, Nebraska from Grand Island in 1982. Charles was a heavy equipment mechanic and worked several years for the Custer County Department of Roads. 

Charles loved his Model A, you would see Charles cruising around town, participating in parades and showing his car at shows. Charles and Elsie loved to travel and go on vacations. He always looked forward to spending time with his buddies at the café for coffee and lunch. Family was important to Charles, and he had a special place in his heart for his grandchildren. He always enjoyed following their activities as well.

Charles was a past member of the Golden Rod Car Club, Flatlanders and Model A Restorer’s Club.  

Survivors include his sons, Kent and his wife Molly of Callaway, Dan and his wife Jolleen of Callaway, and Willy and his wife Christie of Broken Bow; eight grandchildren, Sandy (Mike) of Broken Bow, Allison of Callaway, Kelsey (Rusty) of Arnold, Brittany (Devon) of Callaway, Natalie (Quincy) of Broken Bow, Calvin, John and Clyde of Broken Bow; three great-grandchildren, Skylar of Broken Bow, Rylee and Rayden of Arnold; sister, Jacque Trumbull of Stapleton, Nebraska; sister in-law, Katherine Chu of Kearney, Nebraska; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Grace Trumbull, wife Elsie, his in-laws Homer and Maxine Parks, and great grandchild Mack Wyckoff.

Funeral Services will be on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:30 a.m. at the Callaway Community Church in Callaway with Pastor Dean Haidle, officiating.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 from 5-7 p.m. at Timm-Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Callaway.

Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Callaway.

Memorials are kindly suggested to the Callaway Good Life Center or Callaway District Hospital.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, April 16, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Callaway Community Church

705 E Stebbins St, Callaway, NE 68825

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Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Rose Hill Cemetery

, Callaway, NE 68825

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