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Charolette M. Garl
Sept. 8, 1924 - April 11, 2014

ELKHART — Charolette M. Garl, 89, of Elkhart, passed away Friday, April 11, at Greenleaf Living Center.

She was born Sept. 8, 1924, in Ontario, to Frank B. and Clara (Zimmerman) Plummer.

She married Thomas E. Garl on July 2, 1947, in Elkhart.

He survives along with two sons, Terry (Kathlyn) of Osceola and Tim (Jennifer) of Bloomington; a daughter, Penny (Larry) Groth of South Bend; and seven granddaughters, Lauren Groth, Lindsey (Chris) Roache and Kelly, Amy, Emily, Meg and Haley Garl.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Frank Plummer Jr.; and sisters Ethel Wolf, Ilo Roberts-Stichel and Dorthy McCloud.

Charolette worked as an office manager for many years at Anderson Silverplate in Elkhart. She was a member of Augustana Lutheran Church, DAR and Order of the Eastern Star. She loved to read, quilt and research genealogy.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, April 14, at Augustana Lutheran Church, with Pastor Steven Reshan officiating. Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Hannah’s House, P.O. Box 1413, Mishawaka, IN 46546. Online condolences may be sent at

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Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:00 a.m.

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