SUMMIT — Charles Jensen, 82, of Summit, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Cobleskill Regional Hospital.
He was born Jan. 1, 1931, in Brooklyn the son of Karl and Nancy (Bjorhvde) Jensen.
Charles served in the United States Navy during the Korean War and was discharged in 1951.
For a period of 40 years, retiring in 1993, Charles was an iron worker affiliated with Local 361 in New York City.
He is survived by his children, Charles Jensen Jr., of Brooklyn, Jen Jensen of Summit, and Patricia Jensen of Singapore; one grandson, Charlie Jensen of Brooklyn; and devoted friend, Steve Varnes of Summit; two sisters, Rose Marie Cass of Vero Beach, Fla., Darlene Barth of Brooklyn; and a brother, Jens Jensen of South Carolina.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Thea Jensen.
Friends are invited to call from 12 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand St., Oneonta, when the family will be in attendance. The United States Navy will accord military honors at 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting www.grummonsfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.