Charlotte L. Werstler, 77 of Warsaw, Indiana passed away at 7:00 pm, Tuesday, July 24, 2012 in Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne.
On November 13, 1934, she was born in North Webster, Indiana to Keith and Verna (Amsden) Smith. She married Eldon L. Werstler on December 31, 1953 in Fort Wayne, whom preceded her in death on March 2, 2005.
Formerly of Syracuse and Pierceton, Charlotte moved to Warsaw in 1963. She was a former telephone operator, was employed by Sun Metal of Warsaw as a machine operator and was a bus driver for Warsaw Community Schools for over 20 years. Charlotte was a member of the Women of the Moose, Warsaw Moose Lodge, and American Legion Auxiliary, Post 49, Warsaw. She was also a member of Rozella Ford Golf Course and played in the Women’s League. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Warsaw and was an avid doll collector, antiques collector, oil painter and enjoyed many other crafts. Charlotte was an accomplished euchre player.
Charlotte is survived by a daughter, Teresa (and spouse Greg) Oberlin, Warsaw; two grandchildren, Kayla and Justin Oberlin, both of Warsaw and two brothers, Jack (and spouse Loretta) Smith, Pierceton and Jerry (and spouse Jackie) Smith, Leesburg. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Don.
A funeral service will be at 10:00 am, Friday, July 27, 2012 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw with Pastor E.J. Underwood officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
Visitation hours will be from 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Thursday, July 26, 2012 at the funeral chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund, C/o K21 Health Foundation, 2170 North Pointe Drive, Warsaw, Indiana 46582.