Charlotte Ann Sandusky|
Seattle resident Charlotte Sandusky,
89, died February 4, 2014, at Ida Culver House Broadview. A memorial service is set for 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at the University Christian Church in Seattle (206-522-0169).
Charlotte was born June 26, 1924, in Seattle, to Charles and Lucille (Kelton) Erickson. She grew up in the community of Preston, Wash., where her father ran the Preston Mill. She graduated from Issaquah High School in 1942, and from the University of Washington Nursing School in 1947. On September 5, 1952, she married the love of her life, Charles Sandusky, a Boeing engineer originally from Covington, Kentucky. The couple was wed at the University Christian Church in Seattle. They had three children: Elizabeth Louise "Libby," William Edward "Bill," and James Patrick "Pat."
Charlotte gave love and care to others throughout her life. She worked as a nurse at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle for more than 30 years. She was a member of University Christian Church until her passing, and loved singing in the choir there. In her retirement, she volunteered at ROOTS Young Adult Shelter for homeless teens in the University District, and wrote a book about her father, with whom she was very close, titled Now Tell Me This.
Charlotte is survived by her daughter Libby, son Bill, son Pat, grandsons Mark and Shawn, step-granddaughter Joanne, and step-great granddaughter Emma. She also leaves a sister-in-law, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, and many friends.
Memorial gifts may be designated/made out to "ROOTS Young Adult Shelter," and mailed to University Christian Church, attn: Suzette,
4731 15th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98105.
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Published in The Seattle Times on Mar. 2, 2014