Charleston, SC loses a centenarian – Charlotte Koch Stehmeyer (March 11, 1917 – August 14, 2017)

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““You will be missed and remembered with great affection.”

Charlotte Koch Stehmeyer, 100, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Henry Frederick Stehmeyer died Monday, August 14, 2017. Her Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel, 232 Calhoun Street at 10:00 a.m. with interment following in Westover Memorial Park, Augusta, GA at 2:30 pm. The family will receive friends Tuesday in Stuhr’s Downtown Chapel from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 pm.

Charlotte was born March 11, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York, daughter of the late Bernhard Hermann Koch and Lillian Behrens Koch. She was graduate of Memminger High School and a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church.

Charlotte is survived by her daughter, Lillian S. Bass (Ernest) of Charleston, SC; son, Henry F. Stehmeyer, Jr. (Louise) of Washington, NC; two granddaughters: Charleen Dawson (Gerald) and Christina S. Sim (Trevor); six grandsons: Brett Bass (Deanna), Robert W. Bass (Janice), Byron Bass (Pamela), Henry F. Stehmeyer III (Erin) and Joseph Stehmeyer (Kari); 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 405 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403.

Courtesy of J Henry Stuhr

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