Charlotte C. "Char" Schmaelzle - Kraud
Residence: Monticello (formerly of Reynolds), Indiana
Died: Friday, January 15, 2021
Location: 5:30 p.m., at the White Oak Health Campus of Monticello, Indiana
 
 
Age: 96
Date of Birth: Saturday, December 20, 1924
Birth place: White County, Indiana
 
 
Father: Johnny Werner  
Mother: Hermina "Minnie" ( Strouch ) Werner  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Charlotte had lived in the Reynolds / Chalmers, Indiana, area all of her life before moving to the White Oak Health Campus of Monticello, Indiana.
Funeral Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Funeral Location: 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 20, 2021, Celebration of Life Service will be here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana. The funeral service will be live streamed on the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home Facebook Page.
Clergy: Pastor Andrew Keller of the St. James Lutheran Church of Reynolds, Indiana.
Burial will take place: At the St. James Lutheran Cemetery in rural Reynolds, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Charlotte had lived in the Reynolds / Chalmers, Indiana, area all of her life before moving to the White Oak Health Campus of Monticello, Indiana, several years ago. She was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church of Reynolds, Indiana. Charlotte had worked at the old Bryan Manufacturing of Monticello, Indiana, for several years, and then went on to worked at the Indiana Veterans Home of West Lafayette, Indiana. She loved working with her flowers and she always had them in the house. Every Sunday afternoon, Charlotte and a group of her lady friends would sit around the table and play cards.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the St. James Lutheran Church of Reynolds, Indiana. Envelopes will be available at the church or can be mailed to the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960.
Marriage Information: On December 1, 1946, in Reynolds, Indiana, she married Carl Schmaelzle; he passed away on June 22, 1960. Then on June 1, 1968, in Reynolds, Indiana, she married Claude L. Kraud; he passed away on Sunday, October 12, 2003.
Survivors include:
Three (3) Step - Sons,
Gary (wife Maryann) Kraud of Colorado,
Ronald Kraud of Indianapolis, Indiana, and
Randy (wife Janet) Kraud of Otterbein, Indiana;

Three (3) Grandchildren,
Carl Robert Schmaelzle of Indianapolis, Indiana,
Caroline Mary Schmaelzle of Spring Hill, Florida, and
Daniel Raymond Schmaelze of Pagosa Spings, Colorado;

Six (6) Step - Grandchildren;

Eleven (11) Great Grandchildren;

Nine (9) Step - Great Grandchildren;

Eight (8) Great Great Grandchildren;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews;

Two (2) Special Friends and Caregivers,
Carl Zarse of Reynolds, Indiana, and
Ralph (wife Bonnie Lou) Zarse of Reynolds, Indiana.

Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Johnny and Hermina "Minnie" (Strouch) Werner;

Husbands,
Carl Schmaelzle, and
Claude L. Kraud;

Son,
Robert R. "Bob" Schmaelzle;

Two (2) Brothers,
J. Ray and Ruth L. Werner, and
Walter Werner.

Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.