Thursday, February 14th, 2013
Charlene Thees, 79, Coldwater, died 7:55 p.m. Feb. 10, 2013, at The Laurels of Shane Hill.
She was born Jan. 24, 1934, in Rockford. Her mother, Dorothy Rutledge Dull and stepfather, Wayne Dull, are deceased.
Surviving are three sons, Mike Thees, Celina, Steve Thees, Cincinnati, and Rick (Deb) Thees, Paulding; a daughter, Cathy Alidou, Celina; three half brothers, John (Elaine) Dull, Van Wert, Jan (Carol) Dull, Celina, and Clyde (Mary) Dull, St. Marys; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.
Deceased are two grandchildren, Phillip Thees and Amy Thees.
She worked at the former Otis and Gibbons hospitals in Celina and several area nursing homes. She also was a home health provider and worked at the Mercer County Council on Aging. In her younger years, she enjoyed fishing, gardening, painting ceramics and camping with friends.
Services are 7 p.m. Monday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Robert Ellis officiating.
Calling is 5-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.