1936 - 2018
Charles Joseph Altman
Charles Joseph Altman, 82, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Braun's Nursing Home. He was born February 22, 1936 in St. Meinrad, Indiana, to the late John and Gertrude (Kleuh) Altman.
Charlie earned his Associate's Degree from the University of Evansville in Criminal Justice. He served in the US Army from 1955-1957 and was stationed in Germany. Charlie was a Detective with the Evansville Police Department and retired after 20 years of service in 1989. He was a member of the F.O.P. Lodge #73 Retirees. A perfect Fall day for Charlie would be spent at his family farm in St. Meinrad, hunting deer or enjoying a cigar. Charlie adored his grandchildren and shared his love of fishing, hunting, and nature with them.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 49 years, Janie Altman; brother, Raymond Altman; and sister, Rita Goegel.
Charlie is survived by his son, Dean Altman; daughters, Kathy Altman and Karen Angermeier (Tom) all of Evansville; grandchildren, John Ringwall (Amber), Julianne Ringwall, Allyson Angermeier, and Nicholas Angermeier; and nieces and nephews.
The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Braun Nursing Home and Kindred Hospice for their loving and compassionate care.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 15, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 6202 W. St. Joseph Road, Evansville, IN 47720, officiated by Fr. Gene Schroeder, with entombment in Alexander Memorial Park. The FOP will conduct Police Honors at the cemetery. Friends may visit Wednesday from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Alexander East Chapel and from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church (County) or the F.O.P. Lodge #73, 801 Court Street, Evansville, IN 47708. Condolences may be offered online at www.AlexanderEastChapel.com.