American Veteran 09

Charles W. Lassen

June 18, 1927 ~ August 12, 2021 (age 94)


Charles W. Lassen, Jr., 94 of Bedford, NY, died on August 12, 2021. He was the husband of Monika Churyk Lassen.  Born June 18, 1927, the son of the late Charles Sr. and Matilda (Boyd) Lassen of Rowayton, where he was raised along with his brother Roger.

Charles had the honor of carrying the American flag while leading students from the Rowayton School house to the newly built Rowayton Elementary School and was the first student to enter the school. Charles served honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. After his service, he settled in Norwalk to raise his family and work in the well drilling business. He was the owner of Lassen Well Drilling. He was predeceased by his first wife Florence and two sons, Tom and Bill Lassen.

Charles was a member of the CT Well Drilling Assoc.  He enjoyed reading and was an avid world traveler.

He is survived by his wife Monika, four of his children and their spouses, Richard & Linda Lassen of Richmond, VA, Nancy Collins & Gardner Connor of Danbury, CT, Cindy & Mark Yocum of Southbury, CT, and Leigh & Chris Palumbo of Fairfield, CT, as well as his step-children and their spouses, Sergei & Carla Churyk and Aleksei & Rayleen Churyk. Charles is also survived by a large loving family including 12 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren.

His family will receive friends at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Avenue, Norwalk, on Friday, August 20, 2021 from 4:30 pm – 7:30pm. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to: Alzheimer's Association


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Charles W. Lassen


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