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Charlotte Dressler

December 10, 1922 May 12, 2019
Charlotte Dressler
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Obituary for Charlotte Dressler

Charlotte Dressler, née Zilka, was born on December 10, 1922 in Vienna, Austria and died peacefully on May 12, 2019 in Oakwood, Georgia.

Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, John Dressler, and her three siblings, Fred Zilka, Hermiene Riedinger, and Karl Zilka. Charlotte is lovingly and greatly missed by her children Doris Dressler-Clark and husband Keith Clark in California, Renate and husband Jerry Howard in Oakwood, GA and Theo and wife Becky Dressler in Dover, DE., as well as her 9 grandchildren and 12 great -grandchildren.

Charlotte lived her life to honor the Lord and God, lovingly care for her family as a devoted wife and stay-at-home mother, and be of service to all in her church. She served as a CASA and women’s group volunteer for many organizations, active choir member, and “mom” to many youth choir members in each of the churches where her husband served as Minister of Music. Emigrating from Vienna, Austria in 1954, she served at churches and for her family in Sylacauga, AL, Atlanta, GA, and Milford, DE for over 46 years.

A memorial service will be held at noon on Monday, May 20 at Barratt’s Chapel,
6362 Bay Road, Frederica DE 19946.

In lieu of flowers, donations in the name of Charlotte Dressler may be made to the ‘John Dressler Music Scholarship’, Avenue Methodist Church, 20 N Church St, Milford, DE 19963.

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12:00 PM 5/20/2019 12:00:00 PM - 12:30 PM 5/20/2019 12:30:00 PM
Barratt's Chapel Cemetery

6486 Bay Road
Frederica, DE 19946

Barratt's Chapel Cemetery
6486 Bay Road Frederica 19946 DE
United States

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Barratt's Chapel Cemetery Final Resting Place

Frederica, DE

Frederica DE
United States

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