Bentley Funeral Home obituary – Charlotte D. Mettenburg, 90, Fort Madison

Charlotte Mettenburg, 90, Fort Madison, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020.

Charlotte D. Mettenburg, 90, of Ft. Madison, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020  at  the West Point Care Center in West Point. 

Charlotte was born on February 4, 1930, the daughter of  Eugene “Stanley”  and Elizabeth M. (Moeller)  Abolt.

Charlotte graduated from Donnellson High School in 1947.

She married Robert J. Mettenburg on May 21, 1949.  He preceded her in death on June 21, 2014.

In early years she sold real estate and worked at the Diet Center. Later, she was a licensed massage therapist, providing massage therapy out of her home. 

She was a member of Holy Family Parish in Ft. Madison and enjoyed gardening, reading and sewing.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM until the time of the service at 11:00 AM on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at SS Mary and Joseph Catholic Church in Ft. Madison.Masks and social distancing will be required. 

Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery in West Point. 

Charlotte is survived by her sons:  Rich Mettenburg of Romney, WV, Dan (Linda) Mettenburg of Ft. Madison, IA, Jim (Ruth) Mettenburg of Downers Grove, IL, Don (Lesa) Mettenburg of Evans, GA and Stanley (Mary) Mettenburg of Donnellson, IA, 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, her sisters:  Doris Boeding and Helen (Dave) Hoenig both of West Point, IA and brothers:  Jerry (Janet) Abolt of St. Paul, IA and Stanley Don (Mary) Abolt of Ft. Madison.

She was preceded in death by her husband, daughter Lisa Johnson, infant son Joseph Mettenburg, infant granddaughter, as well as two brothers and two sisters.

Memorials may be made to Holy Family Parish in her memory.

The Bentley Funeral Home in Durant, IA will be assisting the family with the services.  

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