Charlene A. Waterman

May 2, 2013


Charlene A. Waterman

Charlene A. Waterman, 80, died at 11:37 p.m. May 1, 2013, at Shawnee Manor.

She was born Sept. 13, 1932, in Lima, the daughter of Guy and Georgiana Walker, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 24, 1953, she married Thomas H. “Tom” Waterman, who preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 2008.

Survivors include, four children, Jay Waterman, of Lima, Jill (Tom) Clarke, of Leonardtown, Md., Jeff Waterman, of Spencerville, and Jon (Jamie) Waterman, of Wapakoneta; and three grandchildren, Travis Clarke, Jackson Waterman and Justine Waterman.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Lou Chiles; and two brothers, Manuel “Mac” Walker and Richard “Dick” Walker.

Charlene retired as a case worker from the Auglaize County Job & Family Services. She was a member of First English Lutheran Church, Brands Lake Fishing Club, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8445 Auxiliary, all in Wapakoneta. She enjoyed fishing, going to lunch with her friends and spending time with her grandchildren.

Funeral services will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, state Route 501, Wapakoneta. Pastor Steven Nelson will officiate. Burial is to follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to St. Rita’s Hospice.

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