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Charlotte Lockwood 1920-2009

Oct 22, 2009

BANCROFT – A Funeral Mass for Charlotte E. Lockwood was held Wednesday, Oct. 21, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Bancroft. Burial was in Fenton Township Cemetery, rural Lone Rock.

Charlotte Elizabeth Lockwood was born April 26, 1920 in Emmetsburg, the daughter of William and Elizabeth (Gilman) Korlaske. Charlotte grew up in Emmetsburg and was very proud that she was able to attend and graduate from High School by working for a local family. Following graduation, she worked as a librarian and as a clerk in a clothing store in Emmetsburg.

Charlotte was united in marriage to James Everett Lockwood on Feb. 7, 1942 in Emmetsburg. She followed her husband while he served in the United States Army and worked when she could in those locations. They then farmed in the Bancroft and Lone Rock area for 45 years moving into Bancroft in 2001. Charlotte enjoyed cooking and baking, crocheting, and spending time with her family and friends.

Charlotte E. Lockwood died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009 at the Heritage Nursing Home, Bancroft at the age of 89. She had been a resident there since March, 2009.

She is survived by two children, Cindy Bollig and her husband James of Bancroft, and Tim Lockwood and his wife Diane of Fenton; six grandchildren, Nicole Cadena and her husband Axel of Mason City, Kenneth Bollig and his wife Katie of West Bend, Brian Bollig of Bancroft, Sarah Lockwood of Indianola, and Rebecca and Matthew Lockwood of Fenton; and five great-grandchildren, Natalia, Antonio, and Nicolas Cadena of Mason City, and Jayden and Ashtyn Bollig of West Bend. She is also survived by two brothers, Orpheus Korlaske of Emmetsburg and Robert Korlaske of Des Moines; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Jean Kelly and Shirley Conway; her husband, Everett on Oct. 20, 2002; two children in infancy, James and Saundra; and a great-granddaughter Alexa Marie Cadena.

Garry-Roberts-Murphy-Schaaf Funeral Home, Bancroft, in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be left to www.oakcrestfuneralservices.com