Charlene F. Doan
1954 - 2020
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Charlene F. Doan

Born: June 27, 1954; Shelby, Ohio

Died: June 29, 2020; Marseilles

MENDOTA – Charlene Fay Needs Doan earned her wings on June 29th, 2020 at Aperion Care in Marseilles, surrounded by her loved ones. After an extended illness, she can finally sleep in a place of peace in the arms of our Heavenly Father.

A celebration of life will be determined at a later date. Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota is handling arrangements.

Charlene was born on June 27th, 1954 in Shelby, Ohio to Charles and Josephine (Zerbo) Needs. She was a free-spirited woman with a great sense of humor. She loved her animals, road trips, fishing, poker, garage sales, and competing in car shows. Above all she truly enjoyed spending time with her family.

Charlene is survived by many family members; four brothers, George (Nellie) Needs, Charles (Leah) Needs, Joseph Needs, Gordon (Verna) Needs; three sisters, Margie (Bart) Rhodes, Caroline (Tony) Holme, Jannette (Don) Thompson; four children, Danielle (Michael) Goodwin, Gilbert "Poncho" Trujillo Jr., Nathan Trujillo, and Cora (Jaime) Arteaga; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Joseph and Brett; brother, David; and a sister, Mary Ellen.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

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Published in News Tribune on Jul. 1, 2020.
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July 6, 2020
Sorry for the family's loss. Don'tknow if we ever met but know a lot of the family members. Know she will be missed and prayers for all.
Edna (Cain) Inness
July 2, 2020
I love you little sister. I know bingo is in heaven. And we will be together again. Tell mom , dad and Dave hi for me. I will always love and think of you.
Carolyn Gilbertson
July 1, 2020
We are so sorry for the loss of your sister! May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Chris and Nancy Butler
June 30, 2020
Janet McLaughlin
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