Charlotte Louise Kirkpatrick Fagen went to be with Jesus on Thursday
Morning, March 12, 2015. She was born to Edward L. and Rovena (Fry)
Kirkpatrick, in Keota, Iowa, on March 1, 1918. Charlotte and Walter
Fagen Jr. were married February 15, 1936 and celebrated fifty-two
years of marriage. Her husband preceded her in death on September
Charlotte always liked to travel and had an adventurous
spirit. In Alaska she set the record as the oldest person to
zip-line on the world’s tallest, longest and fastest zip-line at 91
years of age. She parasailed at 92 and has visited all 50 states
plus several other territories and countries. She was a longtime
member of the Church of Christ.
Charlotte is survived by seven children; Ann (Richard)
Kerkove of Sigourney, Joan (Mike) Clement of Preston, MN, Connie
(Wayne) Eggleston of Pocahontas, AR, Ed (Maggi) Fagen of Oskaloosa,
Wini (Mike) Frances of Washington, IN, Mary Joyce (Denny) Johnson of
Omaha, AR, and Peter (Sarah) Fagen of Oceanside, CA. Thirty-two
grandchildren, eighty-two great-grandchildren, and twenty-six
great-great-grandchildren. She leaves a total of 147 direct
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Thelma,
brother-in-law John Hayes, All of Walter’s siblings and spouses,
and daughter-in-law Jennie (Ed) Fagen.
Funeral: Saturday 1:30 p.m. at Holm Funeral Home
Visitation: Friday 5:00-7:00 at the funeral home.
Burial Garrett Cemetery near Delta.
Memorial gifts will be directed to Shiloh Christian Children’s Ranch
or Hospice in Keokuk County