Graveside services for Charlene A. Sutterer Crane Wittenmyer, 89, Eudora will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 22, 2019 at Mount Washington Cemetery in Independence, Missouri. Charlene passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Medicalodges Eudora.
Charlene was born on December 16, 1929 in Birmingham, AL, the daughter of Charles and Lenora (Woods) Sutterer.
She was a homemaker. She also was a housekeeper for Independence Regional Hospital. Charlene was also cook for the Eudora Middle School.
She married Elzie F. Crane, Jr. on August 14, 1947 in Birmingham, AL. He preceded her in death in May 1987.
Survivors include her daughter, Charlotte Stanley (Eddie), Eudora; son, Charles Crane, Leavenworth; five grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; and sister, JoAnn Sebert, Birmingham, AL. She was also preceded in death by two sons, George Crane, May 2007 and Frank Crane in December 2007; sister, Helen and a granddaughter, Jennifer Hausner in January 2013.
The family will greet friends Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Warren-McElwain Mortuary-Eudora Chapel.
The family suggests memorials in her name to Medicalodges Eudora (for new recliners) and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.