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Charlotte Ann Thaler

Charlotte Ann Thaler, 82, of Backus, passed away Friday, April 25, 2014, at her home.  

She was born to Ralph and Vivian Swarm on July 1, 1931, in Hadley, Minn. Charlotte was united in marriage to Alvin Thaler on Aug. 20, 1948. She was an active member of the Backus Legion Auxiliary for 60 years. She was a strong family person who loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and was very proud of each one of them.

Charlotte is survived by her husband of 65 years, Al; sons, Steve (Kathy), Mark, Jim and Ed (Lisa); daughters, Rose Keep (Dennis) and Barb Gravett (Tad); daughter-in-law, Jeanine Thaler; sisters, June (Jim) and Nina (Arn); 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Charles and John; and brother, Harley.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 28, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Backus. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.