Charlotte J. Ford Jan. 15, 1947 - April 5, 2014 SOUTH BEND - Charlotte J. Lipsky Ford, 67, of South Bend, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Memorial Hospital. She was born January 15, 1947, in South Bend, to the late Edward and Frances (Cihak) Lipsky. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Gordon James Lipsky and Edward John Lipsky. Charlotte is survived by her children, Paula Ford of South Bend, Paul Ford (fiancee' Kerstin Rogers) of South Bend, Rob Stickler (Amy) of Warren, IN, and Steve Stickler (Kim) of Elkhart; and three grandchildren, Kyle Adams, Victoria Ziemniak and Matthew Stickler. Charlotte retired from Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. as a Commercial Claims Specialist after 17 years of service. She was a devout Christian, was a member of Christian Center, and volunteered at the school and church. She loved horseback riding and playing darts at VFW Post 9820. She was an avid cruise person and looked forward to all those adventures. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 12th, in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Rd. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola. Friends may visit with the family today, April 11th, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions for Charlotte may be made to any Wells Fargo Bank to the Charlotte Ford Memorial Account to defray funeral expenses. E-mail condolences may be made at www.welsheimer.com.
Welsheimer Funeral Home North
17033 Cleveland Rd South Bend, IN 46635
Published in South Bend Tribune from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2014