Charlotte A. Orschell, of Brookville, was born on July 13, 1930 in Hamilton, Ohio, a daughter to Martin E. and Irma Ruth Compton Nistler. She married Albert “Bub” Orschell on August 26, 1950 at St. Mary’s Church in Hamilton, Ohio. Charlotte was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, the Daughters of Isabella, the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary, and the Democratic Women’s Club. She was employed with DNR for 25 years. Charlotte enjoyed bingo and trying her luck with lottery tickets and at the river boat. She loved her family, especially her grandkids and great-grandkids. On Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the age of 89, she passed away at St. Andrew’s Health Campus in Batesville.
Those surviving who will cherish Charlotte’s memory include her children, Andrew (Lori) Orschell of Columbus, Marlene (Doug) Flaspohler of Brookville, Melanie (Terry) Flaspohler of Brookville, Marty (Kathy) Orschell of Brookville; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, Dale Werner (Barbara Nolting) of Oldenburg; one sister, Marilyn Schlabach of Fairfield, OH, and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband on October 27, 2003; a daughter, Rebecca Werner; one sister, Carol Meister; one brother Ronald Nistler, and a granddaughter, Emily Werner.
Friends may visit with the family on Monday, February 3, 2020 from 4 until 8 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 929 Main Street, Brookville. Rosary will be recited at 3:30 by the Daughters of Isabella. Fr. Vincent Lampert will officiate a Mass of Christian burial on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church. Charlotte will be laid to rest next to her husband in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be directed to The Becky Orschell Werner Scholarship Fund in c/o Oldenburg Academy, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg IN 47036, or to St. Michael’s School, 275 High Street, Brookville IN 47012. To sign the online guestbook or leave personal memories please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Charlotte Orschell.