Charlene Gobernatz

Charlene Gobernatz, 65, of Bluffton, IN, and having family in Warren, IN, died Thursday evening, Sept. 5, 2019, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Gobernatz attended Bluffton High School and retired from the housekeeping department at the Caylor–Nickel Clinic in Bluffton. She attended the Church of Christ in Bluffton.

She was born Aug. 21, 1954, in Bluffton to Fred D. and Polly A. Combs Burns.

Survivors include three daughters, Rae Ann Smith, Elizebeth Gobernatz and Erica (Chad) Trobaugh, all of Bluffton; a son, Raymond Francis Gobernatz III, of Bluffton; four brothers, Philip (Beatrice) Burns, of Rydel, GA; Adrian (Doris) Burns, of Bluffton; Danny (Lisa) Burns, of Warren; and Denver (Tammy) Burns of Springfield, GA; five sisters, Eunice (Donald Lee) West, Christine Eisenhut and Cara Meadows, all of Bluffton; Joyce Morgan, of Pennville; and Mary (Roger) Raugh,  of Geneva; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Calling is Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home, 308 W. Washington St., Bluffton. A service will follow immediately after at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery in Bluffton.

Memorials are to the family through the funeral home.

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