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Betty A. Charlson dies at 72

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Betty A. Charlson, of Valparaiso, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2007 at Porter Hospital Campus, Portage. She was 72.

She was born Oct. 14, 1934 in Mishawaka, the daughter of William and Anna (Bechinski) Arndt, both of whom preceded her in death.

She was married to Harrison Charlson, who survives.

She is survived by children, Jeanine (Steve) Klumpke, William (Sally) Charlson, Renee (Jim) Jarosak, Brian (Sharon) Charlson, Denise (Scott) Servies; 15 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Betty was a member of Our Lady of Sorrow Catholic Church. She was a home maker and member of the Altar Rosary Society. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Funeral services, Fr. Douglas Mayer officiating, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 18 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 356 Seven Mile Rd., Valparaiso. Interment will be at Swan Lake Cemetery, Michigan City.

Visitation will be at from 4-8 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. Thursday at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage.


Posted 5/16/2007