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Charlotte Helen Vernig
Sun Prairie - Charlotte H. (Annen) Vernig, age 79, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013 in Agrace HospiceCare, Inc., Fitchburg, surrounded and comforted by her beloved husband Ralph, and cherished family, as she was released from pain.

She was born November 22, 1933 in Pine Bluff, the third child of nine to Ferdinand and Florence (Foss) Annen. She grew up in rural Cottage Grove and attended Gaston School House in Cottage Grove and Sun Prairie High School.

Charlotte married Ralph Vernig on April 21,1951 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Cottage Grove. Charlotte was a dedicated housewife, and mother to her four children. She also worked at the Wisconsin Cheeseman and for the Sun Prairie Area School District as a Lunch Lady.

Charlotte's apple pies will be greatly missed. She loved playing Euchre and Gambling. She enjoyed watching the Packers and was lucky with her numbers. Extended family and friends were always welcome for coffee and baked goods over conversation around the kitchen table.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Ralph; children, Judy (Mike) Pitzo, Linda (Bill) Wangerin, Diane (Tim) Tucker, and Ralph Jr. (Vicki) Vernig; grandchildren, Wendi Tavs, Mark Pitzo, Natasha Jones, Behren Tucker, Elizabeth Nelson, Will Wangerin, Dustin Wangerin, Laura Herman and Michael Wienke; great grandchildren, Jasmine, Michael, Andy, RJ, Hunter, Cecelia, Matthew, Shae, Behren Liam, and Gracie.; siblings, Matt (MaryAnn) Annen, Agnes (Daryl) Auby, Teckla Breunig, Elaine (Ralph) Breunig, John Annen, Otto (Delores) Annen, Mary Ann Annen, and David "Bucky" Annen.; in-laws, Leslie Vernig, Elmer Haefner, Phyllis Weidephul, Loretta (Jim) Bakken, Marlin (Sandy)Vernig, Doris (Jamie) Pena; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 28, 2013 at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church, 227 Columbus Street, Sun Prairie. Father John Silva will preside. Burial will be in Sun Prairie Sunset Memory Gardens. A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home, 302 Columbus St., Sun Prairie, and at the CHURCH on Monday from 10:00 until the time of Mass.

Memorial Contributions are welcome at Sacred Hearts School for the School Endowment Fund. The family would like to especially thank St. Mary's Staff and Agrace Staff for their support and care.

Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral & Cremation
Sun Prairie, WI 608-837-5400

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Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home
302 Columbus Street Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Tel. (608) 837-5400