Charles Anderberg Jackson passed away in his home on Friday evening, July 29, 2022.
Charles was born February 4, 1925, in Detroit, Michigan, to Charles E. and Alice (Anderberg) Jackson and lived his entire life in Moline, IL. Charles was very proud of his Swedish heritage and of his service in the Army Signal Corp during WWII. He was honorably discharged receiving a Purple Heart Award for injuries sustained as a truck driver, losing his hearing in one ear. He was a letter carrier at the Moline Post Office and retired in 1985 after 30 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW in Moline.
Charles was married to Nancy Maline for 61 years until her passing in 2015. He was happy to be able to spend time with his great-grandchildren, Holden and Dahlia, who made him laugh. He enjoyed going to lunch with his daughter, Janet, and special friend, Kitty. He regretted not winning the lottery.
Graveside services are at 2pm Thursday at Rock Island National Cemetery where the Moline American Legion, Post #246 will present military honors. Those wishing to attend should meet at Trimble Funeral Home, Moline, at 1:30pm. Memorials may be made to QC Animal Welfare, Milan, or Rescued in Moline.
Charles is survived by his daughter, Carole Flosi, grandson, Daniel Flosi, his wife, Karlee and great-grandchildren, all of Rock Island. His sister, Alice Johnson of Moline, sister-in-law, Marilyn Boen, and his cat, Arlene. Charles had a special place in his heart for his niece, Kathy (Frey) Herritt of California.
The family would like to thank the caregivers that took great care of him his last few weeks.
Charles is preceded in death by his wife, Nancy, parents, and his cat, Pearl, aka, Mom.