Charlet Mae Bumbard

Charlet Mae Bumbard

Charlet M. Bumbard, 95, of Fort Atkinson, WI passed away peacefully March 8, 2017 at her home.

Charlet was born on May 2, 1921 in Shirland, IL, daughter of the late Carl and Clarissa Hevrin. She married Gilbert Bumbard on May 23, 1942. He preceded her in death on July 31, 2002.

Charlet and her husband moved to the Fort Atkinson area in 1947 from Rockford. She was a very strong willed and outspoken woman who loved to tell stories. She was an avid reader and was a loving mother and grandmother.

Charlet is survived by her sons, Michael (Suzanne) Bumbard of Cherry Valley, IL and Mark (Sandra) Bumbard of Durand, IL; grandchildren, Shelly (John) Idstein, Tiffanie (Mark) Young, Brandi (Rich) Blakely, Jenny (Brandon) Austin and Megan (Jeff) Pearse; great grandchildren, Kyle and Korey Buss, Brenden and Brayden Voyles, Karly and Dylan Idstein and Logan and Hayden Pearse; sister, Ilene Sedarquist; sister-in-law, Helen Roser; brother-in-law, Bruce (Billie) Bumbard; special family members, Gary Buss and Bruce and Brandi Voyles; special friends, Tootie Taylor, Jim and Patty Anderson and Mike Kexel and Brenda Kunkel and Chelsey, her special companion and cat. She is also preceded in death by her son, Stevie; four sisters and daughter-in-law, Virginia Bumbard.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Dunlap Memorial Home, 604 S. Main Street in Fort Atkinson, WI. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. on Saturday at the memorial home until time of service.

A very special thank you to her caregivers, Katie Seiwert, Sharon Gerke and Charlene Layton for your excellent care.