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Charlotte Denise Donahue

February 1, 1957 — March 7, 2016

Charlotte Denise Donahue, age 59 of Fairfield, passed away Monday, March 7, 2016 at Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa.

Per her wishes the body has been cremated.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Thursday, March 10, 2016 at Behner Funeral Home.

Funeral Service will be 10:00 am, Friday, March 11, 2016 at Behner Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Parker officiating. Burial of cremains will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the family. Cards and memorials can be mailed to: Sherri Adkins-dia, 424 North Court Street, Ottumwa, IA 52501.

Charlotte was born February 1, 1957 in Fairfield to Clyde and Grace (Dennison) Shondel.

Charlotte lived in Fairfield all her life. She worked at Optimae as a social worker. Charlotte liked to play bingo, read but most of all spend time with family and friends.

Charlotte is survived by her two children, C. John Donahue of Fairfield, IA and Cindy Beadle of Oskaloosa, IA; 3 grandchildren, Leo Donahue, Gracie Beadle and future granddaughter; 4 brothers, Mike Shondel, Albert Shondel, Doug Shondel and Larry Shondel all of Fairfield, IA; 3 sisters, Ann Wagner of Keosauqua, IA, Tina Scott of Fairfield, IA, and Sherri Adkins of Ottumwa, IA; and many nieces and nephews.

Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Grace; 4 brothers, Fred, Clyde, Robert and Herbie; and 3 sisters, Ella Greiner, Debbie Hediquist and Mabel Shondel

On-line condolences can be made to the family at:


Thursday, March 10, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Behner Funeral Home & Crematory
203 S. Main
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

Funeral Service

Friday, March 11, 2016
10:00 AM

Behner Funeral Home & Crematory
203 S. Main
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

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