Charlene A. "Charlie" Kremers
Friday, May 28, 2010
10:00 AM until 11:30 AM
Chapel of Bethel Home
225 N. Eagle Street
Oshkosh, WI 54902
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|Charlene Ann "Charlie" Kremers, age 81 of Oshkosh died Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at Bethel Home with her family by her side.
She was born September 14, 1928 in Fond du Lac, WI. She was the only daughter of Henry and Aliene Numerdor Gerritsen.
Charlene graduated from Waupun High School, where she was a varsity cheerleader. On May 25, 1953 she married James M. Kremers in Dubuque, Iowa.
Throughout Charlie's life she was a waitress / restaurant manager at several local restaurants. Later Charlie and her husband ran a private resort in Green Lake WI called the Sugarloaf House. She also managed the Great Northern Motel restaurant in Mercer, WI.
Charlie loved traveling, was a huge Green Bay Packers fan (even went to the Ice Bowl), spending time with her family, her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also made the best chocolate chip cookies around.
She is survived by her husband James of 57 years, four children; Alexis (William) Schlichting of Oshkosh, Debra (Richard) Haszel, of Mundelein, IL, Keith (Debbie) Kremers of Oshkosh and Laura (Douglas) Tyson of Oshkosh. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren, Mark (Jill) Schlichting, Greg (Ann) Schlichting, Jessica (Patrick) Pantzlaff, Trisha (Nicholas) Kreibich, Matthew Haszel, Jason Kremers, Amy (Steve) Vang, Danielle Kremers, Kayla, Lindsey and Spencer Tyson. Charlie also had five great grandsons, Jacob, Alex, Owen Schlichting, Ashton Vang and Charlie Pantzlaff. She is also survived by four brothers, Harlan (Donna), Charles (Catherine), John (Bev) and Gary (Pam) Gerritsen, and is further survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and numerous in-laws.
Per her wishes cremation has taken place and private family service will be held. Family and friends are invited to a time of gathering and support on Friday May 28,2010 at Bethel Home from 10am until 11:30. In lieu of flowers a Memorial has been established.
The family would like to extend thanks to the One West staff at Bethel Home , Mary Deli, Catharine Tesch and Lynn Zempl and Affinity Hospice for all the care and support given to her.