Charlotte Stuempges of Cambridge died July 16, 2012 at home surrounded by family. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, July 20th at Stanchfield Baptist Church with Rev. Dale Cope officiating. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Stanchfield Baptist Cemetery.
Charlotte Stuempges was born January 12, 1922 in Hibbing, Minnesota to William and Bertha (Magnuson) Harrison. She was raised in Hibbing and graduated from Hibbing High School. On June 26, 1942 she married Norman Stuempges in Hibbing where they made their first home. In 1956 they moved to Isanti. Charlotte worked as a LPN at the Cambridge State Hospital. In 1971 they moved to Skogman Lake in rural Cambridge. Charlotte was a long time active member of Stanchfield Baptist Church. She crocheted afghans for church that were given to those in need. Charlotte and Norman’s mutual marriage motto was It’s better to live for Christ than to wish you had. Charlotte was a wonderful woman of God, Beauty surrounds her as the Grace of God. She loved her family and the family activities and was also a lover of plants, trees and flowers.
Charlotte Stuempges died July 16, 2012 at her home at the age of 90 years, 6 months and 4 days.
Charlotte is survived by her 3 children, Richard (Joanne) Stuempges of Bellevue, Pennsylvania, Candyce (Steve) McGraw of White Bear Lake, Shawn (Cathrine) Stuempges of Cambridge; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Betty Lou Harrison of Havre, Montana, Connie Chapinski of Duluth; and by many other relatives and friends.