Gunnlaugsson, Charlotte A.
Charlotte A. Gunnlaugsson, 74, Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully at Golden Living Center-Dorchester on July 13, 2011, with her family at her side. She was born Jan. 29, 1937, in Milwaukee, to William and Sophia (Prueter) McCart. In 1955, she graduated from Bayview High School and then attended business school in Milwaukee. On May 6, 1972, she married Everett Gunnlaugsson in Sturgeon Bay, he preceded her in death on Oct. 18, 2008. Charlotte was the secretary at St. Peter's Lutheran Church for 25 years and enjoyed playing Bingo and watching Door County League Baseball.
Survivors include her sons, Theophil (Stephanie) Gunnlaugsson, Sturgeon Bay; Allen (Cathy) Gunnlaugsson, Columbus, Ohio; daughters, Kristina Petersen (James Reinhard) Green Bay; Kim Simonar (Bill Weckler) Sturgeon Bay; Jeannie (Kirby) Gunnlaugsson, Washington Island; Patsy (Arni) Foss, Washington Island; Candy (Dale) Kirchner, Washington Island; Sheryle (Kirk) Young, Washington Island; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents; husband; numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; one son-in-law, Mark Rainsford.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2011, at the Forbes Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay, with the Rev. Darrick Kolterjahn officiating. Burial will be in the Town of Baileys Harbor Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at funeral home. Burial in Baileys Harbor Town Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Senior Center and Jaycee Club House in her memory. Online condolences may be offered at forbesfuneralhome.com
A special thanks to the staff at Golden Living Center-Dorchester and Unity Hospice.