Charlotte M. Speicher, 100

Charlotte M. Speicher, 100, of LaFontaine, passed away at 12:35 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Rolling Meadows Healthcare in LaFontaine.

She was born to the late Clifford and Alena (Mahoney) Black on Dec. 3, 1916 in Hartford City.

She was a graduate of LaFontaine High School. Charlotte married William Raymond Speicher on April 8, 1939; he passed away on May 29, 2003. She was a homemaker to her family. Charlotte was a longtime member of LaFontaine United Methodist Church in LaFontaine.

Sons surviving Charlotte are, Phillip Speicher (Marilyn) of LaFontiane, William Robert “Bob” Speicher (Connie) of Alexandria, and Russell "Dean" Speicher (Sandra K.) of LaFontaine; grandchildren, Denise Wood (Gregg) of LaFontiane, Lisa Carpenter of Wabash, Kellie Stoffel (Tim) of Roanoke,  Stefanie Goodman (Mark) of Marion, Ron Speicher of Alexandria, Christa Fedarko (Patrick) of Arizona, and Wesley Speicher of Alexandria; nine great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Richard L. Speicher; three sisters, Bertha, Mabel, Ava; a half-sister Harriett; stepmother, Alice Black, and two half-brothers, George and Leonard Black.

Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017 at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 S. Main St., LaFontaine, with Chaplin Don Miller officiating. Burial will follow at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery in LaFontaine.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 2 until 4 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Preferred memorials are directed to Lafontaine United Methodist Church.

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Posted on 2017 Mar 09