Charline M. Schofield, 81, Holland

Charlene Schofield Obit photo018Charline M. Schofield, 81, of Holland, formerly of Lafayette, Indiana, died Sunday (August 11)  at The Waters of Huntingburg nursing center in Huntingburg. She was born September 9, 1931, in Lafayette to Kenneth Laverne and Lillian Louise (Phillip) Smith. She married Robert Schofield September 18, 1962, in Lafayette.

Charline was employed at Purdue University in Lafayette. She enjoyed playing computer games and working on all types of crafting projects.

She is survived by one daughter, Helen M. (Robert) Crump, Holland; two sons, David Michael (Raeann) Fritz, Lafayette, and Allen Dean Cox, West Lafayette; one sister, Dorothy M. “Dot” Swisher, West Lafayette; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Schofield, who died in 1999; two sons, Charles Robert Pearson and infant son Allen Richard Fritz; and one grandchild.

Graveside committal services will be held at a later date at the Spring Grove Cemetery in Lafayette. Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg has been entrusted with the burial arrangements. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared online at:

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