Charlotte M. Schaeffer, 101, formerly of Pershing, IN passed away Thursday, July 19, 2012 at Westwood Health & Rehabilitation in Archdale, NC. She was born on January 18, 1911 in Pershing, IN to Everettt and Blanche (Sourbeer) Rodenberg.
Charlotte lived in Pershing her most of her life, but due to illness, she moved to Archdale, NC in 2000 to be cared for by family and close to her son. She was a long time member of Zion's Lutheran Church and was the Postmaster at the Pershing Post Office for a number of years.
Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Sharon Schaeffer of Archdale, NC; two grandsons, Dr. Stanley Schaeffer and his wife Kem of Kernersville, NC and Tim Schaeffer of Archdale, NC; and a great-grandson Christopher Schaeffer of Kernersville, NC.
Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband, George Walter Schaeffer, who died on March 25, 1987; her son, Stuart Schaeffer, who died on November 21, 2003; a grandson, Scott Schaeffer, who died in 1964 and a brother, Marshall Rodenburg, who died in 1994.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, July 23, 2012 at Zion's Lutheran Cemetery in Pershing, IN with Rev. Jerry Mielke officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Zion's Lutheran Cemetery, 1151 S. Germantown Rd., Pershing, IN 47370. Arrangements are entrusted to Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City, IN.