92-year-old Charles Doering passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Charlie was preceded in death by; his parents Herbert E Doering and Evelyn A Doering (Petrich) of New Ulm, his wife of 56 years Jean R Doering (Galloway) also of New Ulm, and his son Jeffrey F Doering. Charlie was very proud of his German heritage and his Minnesota territorial pioneer roots. He grew up in New Ulm, during the depression, the only child of Herb and Ev Doering. His Mother was a copywriter for KNUJ radio from the late ’50s to the early ’80s. Charlie adored the German culture and his heart-beat to a polka rhythm. Charlie’s children will be hosting a memorial service on October 17, 10:00 a.m. at the Hillcrest United Methodist Church, 9100 Russell Ave South, Bloomington, MN.