Sharlotte Watson

Sharlotte E. (Hunter) (Warner) Watson, 87, of Council Bluffs passed away on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. 

Sharlotte was born June 12, 1930 to Ernest and Katherine (Lorenzen) Hunter of Sac County. She was raised in and around the Storm Lake area and graduated from Newell High School in 1947. In 1949, Sharlotte married Robert Warner. They resided in Oto  where Bob was a teacher and coach. In 1955, they moved to Missouri Valley where they continued raising their four children. Sharlotte graduated from Dana College in 1969 and was the elementary music teacher in Missouri Valley until her retirement in 1993. Bob died in 1981 and Sharlotte married John Watson in 1983.  John passed in 2001, and a few years later,  Sharlotte moved to Fox Run Assisted Living in Council Bluffs. She resided there until her passing from complications of congestive heart failure. 

Sharlotte was active in Harrison County Fine Arts, PEO, accompanied and sang at local weddings and funerals, was a member of Missouri Valley Methodist Church, and served as choir director. She directed The Last Supper event at the Methodist Church and helped to start Watson Station by donating her late husband John's miniature steam train. 

Sharlotte is survived by her four children: Deb Warner (Bob Steele), Pearce, Ariz.; Mark (Shari) Warner of Missouri Valley; Dindi (Ed) Cleckner of Prescott, Ariz.; and Stewart Warner (Mila Reuth) of Council Bluffs; six grandchildren: Jennifer (Jerry) Parker, Tucson, Ariz.; Ryan Myler, Norfolk, Va.; Shane (Kathleen) Warner, Cave Creek, Ariz.; Ty Warner, Missouri Valley; Eldon Warner, Council Bluffs; and Cassandra Warner, Council Bluffs; three great-grandchildren: Jackson Warner, Cave Creek, Ariz.;  Avery Warner, Cave Creek, Ariz.;  and Mya Warner, Missouri Valley; and four sisters: Marilyn Huseman, Alta; Virginia Carlson, Storm Lake; Georgia (Jerry) Jacobsen, Moss Point, Miss.; and Beverly Kistenmacher, Carroll.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, Nov. 11, at 10:30 the Methodist Church in Missouri Valley. A luncheon will be served in the fellowship hall immediately following.