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Obituary: Charlene Hilda Distler

Obituary: Charlene Hilda Distler

September 17th, 2013 in Obituaries

Charlene Hilda Distler, 90, of Jefferson City, died Saturday, September 14, 2013, at St. Joseph Bluffs. She was born on November 9, 1922, in rural Russellville, the daughter of the late John Edward and Hilda (Kiesling) Blochberger. She was united in marriage on February 3, 1949, in Independence, Mo., to Cletus Otto Distler who preceded her in death on November 14, 2005. Charlene was a floral designer for Busch's Florist and worked for the Missouri Department of Revenue. She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church and the Our Savior's Lutheran Church Women's Auxiliary. Survivors include: two children, Donald (Jane) Distler, Leawood, Kan.; Deborah Distler (Garth Englund Jr.), Greenwood Village, Colorado; three grandchildren, Catherine Distler; Garth Englund III; Anders Englund; and one brother, Elmer Blochberger, Jefferson City. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Ello Blochberger, Raymond Blochberger, and Earl Blochberger. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 19, 2013, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church with Rev. Scott Musselman officiating. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Visitation will be 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. Memorials are suggested to Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1529 Southwest Blvd., Jefferson City, MO 65109. Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Those wishing to email condolences to the family may do so at the www.dulletrimble.com website.