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Charlotte M. (Fillmann) Landes, 88, of Anderson, went to be with the Lord, Jan. 8, 2018, at Golden Living Center in Muncie after an extended illness.
She was born Dec. 20, 1929, in Kentucky, the daughter of Julius and Ella (Padricke) Fillmann.
She was a cook at College Corner; a Girl Scout leader, director of "Camp Tanglewood"; past member of the Order of the Eastern Star; and was involved in the "Midnight Parade" for many years.
She was a charter member of "Remember Men in Vietnam"; office manager for Democrat headquarters for more than 20 years. She was awarded a Certificate of Commendation on Oct. 10, 1988, and a volunteer service award on Oct. 18, 1993, by the Mental Health Association in Madison County and the Roosevelt Kennedy Club Award for service in 1993. She was very active with the Moonsville Conservation Club horse show.
She was a member of West Cross Street Alliance Church.
She is survived by her four children, Della Swain of Warsaw, Doris (Larry) Allen of Butlerville, Diana McNew of Ogden, Utah, and Charles Andrew (Lisa) Landes of Fairmount; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three siblings, Reginald Fillmann, Delores (Dallas) Corbett and Sandra (Bill) Layton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles William Landes Jr. in 2012; her son-in-law, Ken Swain; and sister Dorothy Anderson died the same day.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with Pastor Gary Boschain of First Christian Church in Warsaw officiating. Burial will follow in East Maplewood Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to Alzheimer's Association.
Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com.
Published on January 9, 2018
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