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Charlotte M. (Treaster) Rodenhizer

August 15, 1933 ~ July 4, 2019 (age 85)


   Charlotte M. Rodenhizer, 85, of Quincy, passed away at 10:25 p.m. Thursday (July 4, 2019) in Blessing Hospital.

   Born at her home on August 15, 1933, in the heat of the summer during the depression years, Charlotte was the daughter of Arthur C. and Edna Sophia Schardon Treaster. She attended Quincy Public Schools and was a 1955 graduate of Quincy High School and later Gem City Business College.  She was employed as the office manager in the Quincy office of Boy Scouts of America where she met her future husband, Donald G. Rodenhizer.  Charlotte and Don were married on April 22, 1967 at Salem Church in Quincy.  He survives.

   Charlotte was a member of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ where she sang in the choir.  She was active with Rainbow Girls when she was younger.  Charlotte enjoyed arts and crafts and was a member of the Placematters at Good Samaritan Home.

   Charlotte and Don lived a simple life and showed their love to their family and friends throughout their travel in life.  She never met a stranger, and although they had no children of their own, Charlotte became a teacher and mentor to the neighborhood kids where ever they lived.  Charlotte will be remembered for her laughter and humor, her knowledge and opinions, and her love of shopping, especially at Christmas.

   Survivors include her husband, Don; a niece, Patricia Winters (Bob) of Quincy; a nephew, Robert L. Treaster (Carolyn) of Quincy; and her many loving great nieces, great nephews, great great nieces, great great nephews, great great great nieces, great great great nephews; and her cats, "Martin" and "Sally".

   Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Arthur L. Treaster (Myrtle) and Donald E. Treaster (Doris).

   Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 11:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Disseler officiating.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Tuesday morning from 9:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.

   In leiu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Blessing Foundation for Hospice, Salem Church or the Shriner's Childrens Hospital.

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