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“sorry for your loss. May you draw close to our loving God by reading his word and find comfort in the hope that he gives us all of seeing our loved...Read More »
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“Charlotte was the sweetest lady. She and Bud were so welcoming and helpful to Brad & I when we moved to Sugar Creek. They were both very involved in...Read More »
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Charlotte A. (Webster) Rusher, 92 Fort Wayne, formally of Connersville, passed away January 16, 2017. Charlotte was born Sept. 6, 1924, in Connersville, to Isabelle (Eddy) and Charles Webster. After graduating from high school, she was employed at Roots Blower in Connersville where she met Ernest E. "Bud" Rusher, whom she married July 28, 1950. They celebrated 59 years of marriage, prior to Bud's death in 2009. Charlotte was employed at Philco, later Ford Aerospace, retiring in 1983 after 25 years. Following her retirement, she and Bud moved to Fort Wayne, to be "closer to the kids." They enjoyed summer vacations on Manitoulin Island, Canada, where she loved to fish for perch, pike and bass. They spent winters in Bradenton Florida. She and Bud, made many lifelong friends from Canada to Florida. Throughout her life, she enjoyed watching college basketball and was a die-hard Cubs fan. She loved to talk, eat shrimp, and spend time with friends. Charlotte was a member of the Central Christian Church in Connersville, and seventy-two-year member of the John Conner Chapter of the DAR. When Charlotte was six years old, her father died suddenly. Feeling tremendous sadness and loss after the death of her father, she was blessed with a wonderful stepfather, George H. Johnson, whom she adored. She always said he was a steadfast and devoted father, giving of his time and generous with his love. She is survived by her son, Larry (Kathleen) Rusher of Fort Wayne, her daughter, Sue Rusher of Portland, ME., grandsons, Matthew and Nathan (Melissa) Rusher, and two great-granddaughters Nora and Morgan all of Fort Wayne. Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband Ernest E. (Bud) Rusher, two great-grandsons, Jacob and Grayson Rusher, her mother Isabelle Webster Johnson, father Charles Webster and her stepfather George H. (Hode) Johnson. Also, preceding her in death was her mother-in-law, Hazel U. (Vice) Rusher who she loved with all her heart. Funeral service will be Friday, January 20, 2016 at 1:00 PM at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Chapel 1320 Dupont Road Fort Wayne, IN 46825. Visitation will be Thursday, January 19, 2016 from 3pm to 7pm. Burial will take place in Eel River cemetery, Churubusco, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Children's Hospital