Charlotte K. (Doege) Siemek 1925-2019
Charlotte K. (Doege) Siemek
Charlotte K. Siemek, 93, entered eternal peace on Oct. 4, 2019 at Ascension Our Lady of Victory Hospital in Stanley with her loving family by her side. Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Zion Lutheran Church in Gilman with Pastor Dean Herberts officiating. She will be laid to rest in Meadowbrook Cemetery following the service. Visitation will be at the church from 11a.m. until 1 p.m. at which time the service will begin.
Charlotte was born to Herman A. and Louise J. (Gorsenger) Doege at home, in the township of Reseburg, Withee, on Oct. 29, 1925. She graduated from Withee High School in 1943. Charlotte was united in marriage to Max M. Siemek on May 4, 1946 at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in the town of Reseburg, Thorp. They were married for forty years until Max’s passing in Feb. of 1986. Charlotte lived on the same farm since June 1948, operating it alongside her husband. She enjoyed being a homemaker, especially spending time with her grandchildren who filled her house with joy and laughter. She also enjoyed sewing in her younger years as well as reading in her spare time.
Charlotte is survived by her six children, Eileen Grunseth of Gilman, Leslie of Neenah, Myron of Cadott, Sharon (Clarence) Ludwig of Medford, Lindy (Julie) of Jump River and Max (Dorothy) of Knoxville, Tenn.; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; her sister, Grace (Charles) Huberty of Marietta, Ga.; sister-in-law, Edith Doege of Stanley; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her husband, Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Herman K. Doege and his wife Rita, Arthur, Robert and Harold who died at the age of eight days; and her son-in-law, Bill Grunseth.
Plombon Funeral Service has been entrusted with arrangements.