Charles L. Pomerening (1945-2019)

Charles Lloyd Pomerening passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Froedert South in Kenosha, WI.  He was born October 28, 1945 in Kenosha, WI to Lloyd and Marian (Rossett) Pomerening.

He attended Kenosha schools and graduated from Mary D Bradford H.S.  He was active in the band and orchestra.  He received the Stan Kenton Swing Band Award from the State Swing Band Festival.  He later played string bass with the Stan Kenton Band and the Kenosha & Milwaukee Symphonies. After high school, he attended UW-Milwaukee and UW-Stevens Point.  In 1966, he joined the US Army and played with the 5th Army Band.  He served 13 months in Vietnam. 

He married Diane Spurgeon on July 15, 1967.  He was an insurance agent in Kenosha for 38 years.  He was a member of Lord of Life Church, the VFW, and the American Legion.

Chuck loved to watch and play baseball.  He was an avid Milwaukee Braves and then a Milwaukee Brewers fan.  He also loved to watch his all-time favorite football team, the Miami Dolphins.  He loved to fish and was fortunate to have “one last cast” the day before he passed.

Chuck loved his family and friends and was quick with a joke that he only understood.  He made friends wherever he went and was always ready to give hugs.

He is survived by his loving wife, Diane of 52 years; three children, Amy (Matt) Klaus, Adam (Maggie) Pomerening and Aaron (Erica) Pomerening; 4 special nephews & nieces, Jeff (Pam) Eggert, Steve (Cathy) Eggert, Randy (Kari) Eggert, and Jenny (Tom) Follis; 8 grandchildren, Will, Lucas, Charlie, & Emma Klaus, Addy & Reagan Pomerening, and Emily & Olivia Pomerening; 10 adopted grandchildren; and all of his many beloved family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents Lloyd and Marian Pomerening; sisters Carol Bartel and Lynn Pomerening; father-in-law and mother-in-law Floyd and Laurena Spurgeon; brother-in-law & sister-in-law Duane and Donna Eggert.

Funeral services for Chuck will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Friday, October 25, 2019 at Lord of Life Lutheran Church (5601 Washington Road) with interment and full military honors to follow at 2:00 P.M. at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery. A visitation with the family will be held at the church on Friday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of service.


  1. My heart goes out to you, Diane, and to your entire family! I’ll be praying for you all like crazy!

    Rhonda O’Connor

  2. Diane, we are so sorry. Chuck was a good man with a big heart. He will be missed.

  3. Diane I am so sorry to hear about Chuck. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and the whole family.

  4. Peter Pingitore Sr. October 22, 2019 at 5:44 pm

    Chuck was a gem. I always enjoyed the best of conversations with him. And Diane, you’re a gem as well. I’m so sorry for your loss, and am praying that the good Lord surrounds you with His love at this hard time.

  5. Diane, I am so sorry to hear about your husband.
    Please know you and your family are in my thoughts
    and prayers.

  6. Maggie and Family,

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your father-in-law. We will be praying for you all in this time of sorrow. Love you Maggie.

    Angie and Chris

  7. Dear Diane your Chuck was a wonderful person and very friendly We appreciate all the hard work he did for us as our insurance man for over 30+ years. May you and your family be comforted in your memories and know that his spirit is with you always Chuck and Rose Haubrich


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