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Obituaries

Obituaries

Charlotte L. Altenbernd 1924 - 2007 Lawrence

Mass of Christian burial for Charlotte L. Altenbernd, 83, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.Mrs. Altenbernd died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, at her home.She was born Feb. 8, 1924, the daughter of William "Will" and Anita Greiner Stadler. She graduated from Eudora High School and attended Kansas University.Mrs. Altenbernd was a homemaker and worked at the Lawrence Journal-World. She was also a teaching paraprofessional at Lawrence High School for 15 years before she retired. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and Altar Society, an Extension Homemakers Unit and the Phoenix Club. She enjoyed cooking and represented the state of Kansas at several national cooking contests in the 1980s and 1990s.She married Homer C. Altenbernd on Nov. 9, 1946, in Lawrence. He died Feb. 18, 1997.Survivors include two daughters, Becky Penner, Longview, Wash., and Lisa, Evanston, Ill.; two sons, Mike, Kansas City, Kan., and Bart, Overland Park; a sister, Virginia Senogles, Topeka; and six grandchildren, Mandy, Michael, Kay, Beth, Gabe and Caroline.She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Bill and Pete.The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, where there will be a prayer service at 6:45 p.m. Sunday.The family suggests memorials to St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, Ballard Community Services or Harvesters Community Food Network, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http;//www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Altenbernd.