Charlotte Marie Vetter, 98, of Carroll, Iowa, passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2022, at Addington Place in Carroll.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll with Pastor Ryan Roehrig of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Carroll officiating. Casket bearers will be Charlotte’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Burial will be at Carroll City Cemetery.
Visitation will be at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Anthony Hospice and left with the funeral home or given online at: https://www.stanthonyhospital.org/about-us/support-us/donate-online/
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll and online condolences may be left for the family at www.dahnandwoodhouse.com
Charlotte was born on Feb. 15, 1924, in Carroll, Iowa, and she was a daughter of Roy and Marie (Platt) Strait. She was a lifelong resident of Carroll and graduated from Carroll High School in 1942. She married Merle Vetter on Aug. 17, 1943, in Plattsmouth, Nebraska. They were stationed in Savannah, Georgia while Merle was in the service and Charlotte worked for the U.S. Employment Office.
Upon Merle’s discharge, they moved back to Carroll in 1946, and she worked for Sharp Florist, Ann’s Flowers, and with her husband Merle operating the Carroll office of the Des Moines Register and Tribune. She was also a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church where she was bnaptized and confirmed. Charlotte enjoyed crafts, antiques, playing cards, and spending time with her family and many good friends.
Charlotte is survived by her three children and families: daughter Kathy Bonjour (Earl) of Perry, son Steve Vetter (Donna) of Bella Vista, Arkansas, and Denny Vetter (Terri) of Carroll; seven grandchildren: Chris Hulsing (Julie), Kolby Vetter, (Catie), Collin Vetter, Carrie Fellom (Trent), Todd Wenck (Sarah), Lea Ann Tamerius (Andrew), and Amy Cox (Brian); her sister: Wilma Clauss, of Chino Hills, California; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Merle, in 1994; and her parents: Roy and Marie Strait.