Charlotte M. Kostolny, age 78, of Beaver Dam, died Saturday, May 24, 2008 at Evergreen Village in Oshkosh.
Visitation for Charlotte will be at St. Katharine Drexel Church, 511 South Spring Street in Beaver Dam, on Thursday, May 29, 2008 from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at church on Thursday, beginning at 1:00 PM. Fr. Carlos Florez will officiate. Burial will be at St. Michael”s Cemetery in the Town of Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin.
The former Charlotte M. Hiller was born on December 23, 1929 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to the late Glen and Genevieve (Daniel) Hiller. On June 21, 1952, she was united in marriage with Gordon Kostolny at St. Killian Catholic Church in Hartford. Charlotte worked with her husband at the State Farm Insurance Agency they owned in Beaver Dam for over 30 years. Gordon preceded Charlotte in death on February 13, 2000. She also volunteered at Clothes for Kids and received much satisfaction knowing she was helping area children. Charlotte enjoyed the time she spent with her children and always took an interest in the activities of her grandchildren. In recent years, she adored the two great grandchildren she was blessed with. Charlotte was a long time member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Beaver Dam.
Survivors include two children, Kris (Frank) Schade of Oshkosh and John Kostolny of Eastman, three grandchildren, Luke (Alissa) Schade of Oshkosh, Nicole Schade of LaCrosse, and Jordan Schade of Oshkosh, two great grandchildren, Dominic and Lucy, her brothers and sisters, Bud (Jane) Hiller of Florida, Daniel (Barbara) Hiller of Florida, Barbara (Jim) Scharpf of Rubicon, Richard Hiller of Hartford, and Mary Hiller of Hartford, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and an infant sister, Donna.
The family suggests that memorials be made in Charlotte Kostolny”s name to the charity of one”s choice.
The Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. Online condolences may be made on our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Thursday, May 29th, 2008, 1:00pm, St. Katharine Drexel Spring St. Church-Beaver Dam
St. Michael’s Cemetery-Beaver Dam