GETTING, Charlotte 1908-1991
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Date: 12/28/2014 at 09:36:38
Charlotte Getting Services Held
Charlotte Getting, 83, passed away on August 3, at 9 a.m. in St. Johns Hospital, Springfield, MO after suffering a short illness. Mrs. Getting came to live with her son, Dean Getting and family of Bolivar, MO three years ago following surgery. She continued in good health until a short time ago.
Funeral services were held on August 7 at 10 a.m. at the St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church rural Wellsburg with Rev. Richard L. Dowling officiating.
"He Leadeth Me" and "Amazing Grace" were sung by Eldon Harms. The Congregational hymn was "How Great Thou Art".
Casket bearers were Eldon Harms, Jacob Miller, Vernon Meyeraan, Ed Hartema, Clarence Murra, and Frank Meyeraan Jr.
Ushers were Ralph DeVries and Chris Koch.
Burial was in the St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Charlotte Sophia Harms Getting was born on July 17, 1908 the daughter of John and Charlotte Harms of Wellsburg. Lottie, as she was called, went to school in Shiloh township, and attended Sunday School where she was confirmed to the Lutheran faith, and was a lifetime member of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and the L.C.W.
On September 8, 1934 she was married to George G. Getting of Abbot. They were married at the Grundy County Fair. They lived all their lives in Hardin and Grundy County. To this union was born two sons, Dean J. Getting of Bolivar, Mo and a still-born baby. She loved the outdoors and loved to garden.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, George, and 8 brothers and sisters and one infant son.
She is survived by her son Dean Getting and wife Marcia; 4 grandchildren, Gary and Robin Getting and family of Hutchinson, KS, David and Tina Getting and family of Haviland, KS, Kaye Lynn and David Hardinger and family of Washington State, and Meleah Getting of Bolivar, MO; 3 step-grandchildren, Terry McMahon and family of Lebanon, MO, Larry McMahon and family of How, OK, and Keith McMahon and family of Ulysses, KS; 8 great-grandchildren and 9 step-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews and of course many friends.
Doyen-Abels Funeral Home of Wellsburg was in charge of arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 15 August 1991, pg 9
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