Charlene Pfeffer


Charlene Pfeffer, 92 of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. She was born December 29, 1926, in Evansville to Arthur and Irma (Weis) White.

Charlene graduated from Central High School and DeVrees School of Cosmetology.  She spent most of her adult life being a wonderful wife and mother.  She took great pride in caring for her girls, and her house.  She enjoyed playing golf with her friends in the 9 Hole Women’s Golf Association at the Evansville Country Club.   She practiced her craft of cosmetology on her three little girls.  She also enjoyed making baby blankets, pillows, and other assorted crafts.  She was a great collector of Hummels, Beanie Babies, Plates, and Barbie Dolls.   Charlene was a great cook and she liked nothing better than cooking for family and friends.

Charlene is survived by her daughters, Barbara (Robert) Baker, Karen (Steven) Mezer and Jan Budenz; sister, Gloria (Gary) Stone; grandchildren, Julie (Chris) Tennell, Ryan Baker, Amanda Mezer, Christopher Budenz, Daniel Budenz and Elizabeth (Mike) Vendetti; great grandchildren, Hayden Budenz, Megan and Mia Tennell, Slevin and Orin Vendetti, and Annalise Baker.

Charlene was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Edward William Pfeffer.

Visitation will be from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday, June 14, 2019 at Ziemer Funeral Home North Chapel, 6300 First Ave. Funeral service will begin at 9:30 am Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the funeral home.

Inurnment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum.

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