Charlotte Ann Kruescheck

Charlotte Ann Kruescheck, nee Meyer, of Maryville formerly of Collinsville, IL born in Alton, IL March 28, 1934, left this earth on July 26, 2011 at age 77.

Charlotte Ann Meyer, born March 28, 1934 to Charles Melvin and  Melba Elizabeth Meyer, nee Kunnemann in Alton, IL.  Married Marlyn August Frank Kruescheck, September 6, 1952. 

 Charlotte was preceded in death by her sister, Nancy Lee Meyer, her parents Charles and Melba Meyer and brother in-law Jesse Kee of Granite City.

She is survived by her husband, Marlyn of 59 years, two daughters Nancee Kruescheck of Collinsville and Marla (Gregg) Allen of Spokane, Washington, and her sister Karen Sue Kee, nee Meyer of Granite City and special cousin Pastor Leland (Linda) Ireland from Upland, California, and many other relatives and friends.

Charlotte attended and graduated from Alton High School January 1952 with a Silver Alpha award.  She was a devoted wife, mother, artist and interior decorator.

Charlotte was a member of St. John Evangelical United Church Christ, Collinsville, IL. The many committees she worked with were long-range planning, educational building, furnishing and decorating, and taught Sunday school for 30 years. 

Charlotte passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family and will be truly missed by many.

There will be a celebration of Charlotte’s life Friday, August 5, 2011 at 10:30 am at St. John Evangelical United Church of Christ in Collinsville with Pastor Katie Jo Fuller, Rev. Steve Artz, and Pastor Leland Ireland officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society for Melanoma research or the furnishing fund at St. John Evangelical United Church of Christ in Collinsville.



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