Charles W. Marlowe, M.D.
October 2, 1946 – January 21, 2022
VISITATION: Tuesday, February 1st from 9:45am to 10:30am, followed by MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL at 10:30am, all at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 11802 Pacific Street. Family request masks. Interment: Omaha National Cemetery, Tuesday, February 1st at 2pm with Military Honors by Millard American Legion Post 374 & VFW Post 8334. Memorials are suggested to Father Donald Shane Educational Endowment Fund.
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Dr. Charles Marlowe, known as “Chad,” to friends and family, was born in Lincoln Nebraska in 1946. Growing up in Hastings Nebraska with his parents, Charles E. and Dorothea M. Marlowe, and younger sister, Joelyn. He excelled in school, and archery. Charles grew up hunting and fishing with his father in Nebraska and South Dakota. After high school, he attended UNL. He met his wife, Carolyn A. Koskan, their freshman year in a Shakespeare class. They married while still in school at UNL. In his junior year, he was accepted to Medical School at UNMC in Omaha. Charles and Carolyn moved to Omaha where he began medical school, and she began working at the medical center. During medical school, Charles was non-active-duty Air Force, becoming active-duty shortly after graduation. Following basic training in Texas, Charles was stationed at Minot AFB in North Dakota, serving as a Captain and General Physician for two years. Carolyn and new son, Christopher, followed with him to Texas and then Minot.
Following his time in the Air Force, Charles and his family returned to Omaha where he began his residency in OB-GYN. He would spend his time in Omaha, other parts of Nebraska and Honolulu, Hawaii for four months. Shortly after returning from Honolulu, their second son, Charles C. Marlowe, was born. Following his residency, Charles joined a practice that he stayed with through his career.
Charles took an active role as physician caring for patients, as well as working to make patient care better at Methodist Hospital where he practiced. Charles had wanted to take care of people since growing up in Hastings, he entered medicine with that goal in mind. Throughout his career, Charles worked long hours, learned constantly and was available to patients as much as possible. When he was not at the office or hospital, he was home with his family. Having no interests that he could not include his family. Landscaping, woodworking, home improvements were all done with his family, teaching his sons.
After retiring from practice, Charles maintained his license through learning and testing. Spending his time with his wife, Carolyn, at their home in Omaha. Charles is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carolyn; two sons; sister; grandson and granddaughter.