Charlotte J. Ford

Charlotte June Ford, 95, of Fond du Lac, passed away October 29, 2018 at the St. Francis Home, Fond du Lac.

She was born March 7, 1923 in Fond du Lac a daughter of the late Edward and Florence Fischer Schaefer.

On August 28, 1943 she married Gordon W. Ford at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Woodhull.

Charlotte was a 1940 graduate of Fond du Lac Senior High School. She and Gordon were engaged in farming in the Town of Fond du Lac. In her retirement she worked at the Left Guard and the Dartmoor Restaurants. Charlotte was a member of Holy Family Parish, St. Patrick’s Altar Society, and the Daughters of Isabella. She enjoyed gardening, bowling, cooking, and baking. Family was most important to her.

Survivors include five children, Tom (Anna) Ford of Knoxville, TN, Mike (Trudy) Ford, William (Sandra) Ford, Joan (Tom) Stanchfield all of Fond du Lac, and Julie (Daryl) Tempesta of Scotts Valley, CA; 12 grandchildren, Bryan, Robert and Thomas Ford, Michael, Joe and John Ford, Ryan and Margaret Ford, Jill Fahrney and David Stanchfield, Tara and Max Tempesta, and 15 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by a sister-in-law, Mary Agnes Konen of Eden, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon on Mary 10, 1990, one granddaughter, Katie Rose Ford, and a great-granddaughter, Ella Grace Ford.

Visitation will be held on Saturday November 3, 2018 from 9:30 to 11:15 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church, 271 Fourth Street Way, Fond du Lac.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, 11:30 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at the Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Memorial Park.

Memorials in Charlotte’s name may be directed to St. Mary’s Springs Academy. Zacherl Funeral Home is serving the family.