Charleen Marie Erler

Charleen Marie Erler, nee Bremser, 78, of North Fort Myers, Fla., passed away on Monday, May 29, 2006.

She was born in Batavia, Wis. on April 1, 1928, to the late Ernst and Marie (nee Meisner) Bremser.

Charleen was raised in Random Lake and graduated from West Bend High School in 1945.

She met her future husband, Robert Erler, in West Bend, and they were united in marriage on Oct. 4, 1947.

God blessed their marriage with four children, R. Charles, James, Scott and Mark.

Charleen and her husband moved to the Fort Myers area in 1989.

Survivors include her husband, Robert; her three sons, James, Scott and Mark; her two daughters-in-law, Mary Erler of Mauston and Erica Erler of Edmond, Okla.; her three grandsons, Joseph, Christopher and Matthew; and her three great-grandchildren, Travis, Dylan and Nicholas.

She is further survived by many other relatives and friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her son, Chuck.

Funeral services in honor of Charleen will be held on Friday, June 2 at 4 p.m., at St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church in West Bend with Rev. Robert Hoehner officiating.

Visitation will be at the church on Friday from 2 p.m. until the time of service.

Burial will be in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend, on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Memorials to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 809 S. Sixth Ave. West Bend, WI 53095, or St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1501 N. Bryant St. Edmond, OK 73034, would be greatly appreciated by the family.

The Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service of West Bend is assisting the family.

Online guest book and condolences may be found at www. myrhum-patten.com.