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Charles Mann

June 21, 2017

Memorial Service - Monday

June 26, 2017
- 2:00 PM with a visitation one hour prior

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo


Boulger Funeral Home

Charles Mann

June 21, 2017


Charlie Mann, 67, of Fargo, ND, formerly of Langdon, ND, died of cancer Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, surrounded by family.

Charles Richard Mann was born May 24, 1950 at Langdon, ND, the son of Thomas and Mary (Machacek) Mann. He graduated from Alsen High School in 1968 and attended Mayville State College. He married Monica “Dee Dee” Rosland in 1971 in Hampden, ND. He served in the United States Army 1971 to 1974, mainly in Germany.

His career with the Post Office took them to many places including Landon, Hatton, Roseau, Watertown, and Bemidji. After retiring in Bemidji he worked part-time at the license center. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Langdon and Bethel Lutheran in Bemidji. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion and served as commander in Langdon. He was also a member of the Eagles. He was on the Board of Directors of Let’s Go Fishing in Bemidji and had just joined the organization in Detroit Lakes. He enjoyed volunteering at the VA Hospital in Fargo.

He was survived by his wife Monica “Dee Dee,” his son Wade (Amy) of Bismarck, his daughter Jennifer (Nathan) Kirkeby of Fargo, his granddaughters Marissa, Maria, Gabrielle, his grandsons Tanner, Max, Landon, his parents Thomas and Mary Mann of Langdon, his brothers Duane (Sherry) of Grand Forks, James (Brenda) of Williston, Philip (Colleen) of Cicero, IN, Michael (Terrie) of Thompson, his sister Mary Jane (Dan) Moravec of Wabasha, MN, brother-in-law Wayne Rosland, Glendale AZ, numerous nieces and nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by father-in-law and mother in law, Jon and Viola Rosland, brothers-in-law James, William, and Richard Rosland.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to a charity of the donor’s choice.


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29 responses to “Charles Mann”

  1. Kathy Jackson says:

    We are so very sorry to hear about Charlie. What a fun neighbor and friend. Dee.Dee, may family, friends and love care you through this difficult time.
    Truman and Kathy Jackson

  2. John and Agnes Beier says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during such a difficult time.. Charlie was a long time friend with many memories!!

  3. Bruce & Monica McCartney says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Charlie’s passing. He was a great guy that we are glad we got to meet.
    We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Don and Elaine Haugen says:

    Dee Dee and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss. Charlie was such a kind,generous . and enjoyable “Mann”. A special spirit, we enjoyed our Langdon years and will miss him dearly. May God bless his everlasting soul and all our wonderful memories of him. Don and Elaine Haugen

  5. Gene and Sharon Rudolph says:

    Dee Dee and family. We are so sorry for your loss. Charlie is one of a kind person and we truly enjoyed his company. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family in this very difficult time.

  6. Lew and Karen Dendy says:

    Louie and I were so sad to her of Charlie’s death. This is such a hard time for the family. Please know we send so much love and caring your way.

  7. Vonnie Malone says:

    Prayers and sympathy to all of you at this sad, sad time. Although it has been many years since I saw Charlie (and DeeDee), you’ve been in my heart and thoughts. Please know that many are sharing your pain, and lifting you in prayer for peace and comfort.

  8. Michael & Melissa Wirth says:

    This was such sad news. We always liked getting together with the Manns in AZ during the winters. We had a great night, watching UND basketball and seeing your new home in Mesa, just a few months ago. Charlie will indeed be missed by us.

  9. Don and Evelyn Klein says:

    We send our thoughts and prayers to you during this very difficult time. We will continue to remember you in prayer in the weeks and months ahead as you adjust to life without Charlie.
    Don and Evelyn Klein

  10. Judie Feist says:

    I was shocked and saddened to hear of Charley’s passing. He was way too young and had so much to offer this world. I worked with him at the USPS and he was always so kind, helpful and more than happy to help whenever and wherever he could. The world has lost a great person and he will be sadly missed. My sympathy and prayers for his wife and family.

  11. Gene and Jean Henning says:

    DeeDee and family, So sorry for your loss. I got to know him best when working with him during the remodel of the Red Lake PO. I always appreciated his sense of humor and his patience with my mistakes. I have the highest respect for him. Countless folks have said how they also appreciated him at the DMV. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.

  12. Bill Pagel says:

    De De, mine and Rachels thoughts are with you. Charlie was a good man, and a good friend.

  13. Ron Reimer says:

    Dee Dee and family,

    I am so sorry to hear of Charlie’s passing. He was a great guy and have known him back to days growing up in Hampden and Alsen. Cancer is a horrible disease that affects too many people and takes those we love way too early in life. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  14. Dennis and Alice Metzger says:

    Dee Dee and family – our sympathies on the passing of Charlie- may all your wonderful memories of your years together comfort you.

  15. Linda Gregory says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Charlie.

  16. Carole Strinhorst says:

    So sadden by the loss of Charlie. You were all so blessed to have been so fortunate to have had him in your life. The list would & could go on in his memoirs. May he rest in peace. And all of you can marvel in knowing you knew such a wonderful man. Sending love, hugs, and thoughts to all

  17. Vicki Boekelheide says:

    Sincere sympathy to the family of Charlie Mann – as a fellow postmaster from Northern Minnesota I could always count on Charlie to answer any question – he was very knowledgeable and patient. He was missed when he retired. I know he was excited about being able to spend more time on the lake. May all the memories of Charlie give you comfort during this most difficult time. Vicki Boekelheide, retired postmaster from Williams/Gonvick

  18. Enid Berggren Steinkuehler & Arden Berggren says:

    Enid Berggren Steinkuehler & Arden Berggren
    Sorry to hear about Charlie. We were neighbors on the farm. Duane, Tom, & Mary and the rest of the family, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  19. Linda and Larry Olson says:

    DeeDee, Wade, Jennifer, and families, Larry and I cannot be there today, but we are with you in heart and spirit. Charlie was a wonderful man and a great friend. Hugs and prayers for all of you today and in the future. Linda and Larry Olson

  20. Dennis and Renee Engebretson says:

    We were so sorry to hear of Charlies passing. We worked at Bemidji P.O. when Charlie was postmaster. Glad we got to visit with him awhile ago such a nice man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  21. Wayne & Darlene Rutledge says:

    Sorry to hear of Charlie’s passing. You have our deepest sympathy.

  22. John & Lucy Olson says:

    So very sorry to hear of Charlie’s passing. Thoughts and prayers for Dee Dee and family.

  23. Mary Lou Watne Schwan says:

    Dee Dee and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We just heard the sad news today,July 10. Hard to believe, he looked so good at the reunion. Take care
    Mary Lou & Wade Schwan

  24. Jim Thompson Grande Prairie Alberta Canada says:

    So sorry to hear of Charlies passing. Only met him a couple years ago in Mesa. Always enjoyed playing pickleball with him. Great sense of humor. Are thoughts are with his family

  25. Pam Deml says:

    So sorry for your loss he was a great guy, love playing pickle ball with him in AZ. Pam and Al Deml

  26. Bob and Carol Johnson says:

    DeeDee, Bob and i have just heard of Charlie’s passing, our prayers and deepest sympathies go to you and your family. we have only known you two a couple of winter seasons, but it just seemed like we have had you as friends for a long time. you two were meant for H street at the Resort in Mesa,Arizona. We will certainly miss him. he always had a warm and very friendly smile and was there when you needed him. God does take the best . Our deepest condolences to you and your family.

  27. Sandy Brossart says:

    So sorry to hear the sad news of Charlie’s passing! U were great neighbors at the Resort! May the angels surround u at this sad time & carry u through! Sandy & Maurus Brossart

  28. Dave and Sheryl Herman says:

    We were extremely sad to hear of Charlie’s passing. He was a great guy to play pickleball with at The Resort. He will be certainly missed. Prayers to your family.

  29. Merrill and Linda Krueger says:

    Just heard about Charlie today…so sorry to hear this. Merrill enjoyed early morning coffee time with Charlie at The Resort. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy.

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