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Charlotte Schauer of Chelsea age 80, Charlotte was called to heaven by her Lord on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.

Charlotte was born in Ann Arbor at Doctor Gates’ Private Hospital on Jan. 29, 1937, the only child of Albert and Hilda (Dietzel) Sell.

She spent most of her life on the family farm in Northfield Township where she was raised and where she and her husband, Chuck raised their family. In 1994, she and Chuck moved to Chelsea, where they spent the rest of their lives.

On Oct. 7, 1955, she married Charles Schauer at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Northfield Township. They were married for 62 years. Charlotte was a graduate of Ann Arbor High School, the class of 1955. She worked for the Mariott Corporation before retiring to care for her aged parents. She and a dear friend cleaned an office building in Ann Arbor for many years. She belonged to St. John’s Lutheran Church for 57 years until moving to Chelsea. She was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church. Charlotte enjoyed watching the University of Michigan Hockey and Football teams and was a member of the Dekers Blue Line Club. She also loved bowling, euchre, sailing on cruise ships, but her greatest joy was being with her grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Chelsea, with Rev. Dale Grimm officiating. A private burial will be held at St. John’s Cemetery in Northfield.

The family will receive friends at Cole Funeral Chapel Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and at the church Friday from 10-11 a.m.

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One Response to “Recent obituary: Charlotte Schauer”

  1. Julie Gallup says:

    My Dear Friend,

    We are so very sorry for the loss of such a wonderful women. Charlotte was one of God’s gifts to all of us that knew her. I will truly miss our conversations over the fence that we had.

    Our love and prayers go with Chuck and the rest of your family.
    Love and Blessing to you all,
    Julie & Chris Gallup