Charlotte J. Ruenzel

  • Born: October 28, 1945
  • Died: October 14, 2019
  • Location: Mayville, Wisconsin

Koepsell Funeral & Cremation Services, Mayville

301 North Walnut Street
Mayville, WI 53050

Tel. (920) 387-4440

Tribute & Message From The Family


Charlotte J. Ruenzel, 73, of Mayville passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019 at St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee.

Charlotte was born the daughter of Walter and Helen (Dessort) Kaiser on October 28, 1945 in Portage, WI. She was a 1963 graduate of Mayville High School and received her BBA in English at UW-Milwaukee. She was married to Richard L. Ruenzel on May 25, 1968 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mayville. Charlotte was employed as a technical writer for Deluxe Data Systems/E Funds in Milwaukee and was also employed at Riveredge Nature Center in Newburg, WI.

Charlotte was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Mayville. She enjoyed reading, cooking, traveling and being in nature. She especially valued the time she spent with her family.
Charlotte is survived by her husband, Rick of Mayville; her siblings: Carol (Earl) Rhode of Pardeeville, Donald (Barbara) Kaiser of Horicon, Wayne (JoAnn) Kaiser of Mayville, and Sharon Kanas of Mayville; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother-in-law, Terry Kanas.

A memorial gathering will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mayville on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at the church at 1 p.m. with Rev. Fr. Tom Biersack presiding. Inurnment will take place at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Mayville immediately following services.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Mary Catholic Church in Mayville or Riveredge Nature Center in Newburg.