Funeral Service will be 10:30 AM Thursday, August 6, 2015 at Zion Lutheran Church, Hurley with burial at 2:00 PM at Rose Hill Cemetery, Wentworth. Visitation begins noon Wednesday with the family present 5-7 PM at Ellsworth Funeral Home. Visitation continues one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be directed to Zion Lutheran Church, Hurley. Condolences may be left at www.ellsworthfh.com.
Charlotte Ann Drew was born January 1, 1942, at Sioux Falls, to Milo and Erna (Oberheu) Drew. She was raised and educated at Madison and married Walter Heidelberger on June 17, 1962, at Madison. Charlotte worked as an activity director in nursing homes and assisted living centers. They retired in 1999 and moved to Ramona, SD.
Charlotte was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Hurley; American Legion Auxiliary; and was president of 8 et 40 for several years.
Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 2001, her sister Karen Cink, and a brother-in-law Gary Heidelberger.
Survivors include three sons, James (Mary Hartlep) of Brewster, MN, Gary (Vancy) of Underwood, ND, and Richard “Rick” (Kay Thomas) of Sioux Falls; eight grandchildren, Michelle, Michael, Joshua (Jackie), Derrick, Tami, Terri, Thomas, and Tony; one great granddaughter Chloe; four brothers-in-law, James (Ruth) of Madison, Leslie (Virginia) of Dell Rapids, Howard (Beverly) of Spencer, SD, Dale (Mary) of Pierre; two sisters-in-law, Rose Mary Duncan of New Mexico and Charlotte J. Heidelberger of Coin, IA; and several nieces and nephews.