Charles (Chuck) Edward Johannsen, born on June 10, 1926, in Dennison, Iowa, passed away on June 2, 2002, in San Bernardino, California. He is survived by his wife Julia; sons David, Gregory, and Cristopher; granddaughter Franchesca; and sister Betty Adams. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean War and graduated from Wyoming University, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics. He was employed by Bell & Howell during most of his professional career and actively participated in, and supported, many scientific instrument trade organizations. He was retired at the time of his demise.
Space Services, Inc. provides the perfect way to commemorate Chuck’s life because he had a profound interest, personally and scientifically, in the space program and watched as many of the launches and touchdowns of the space flights as he could … no matter the time.