Fairbank: Charlotte Mae McGrane age 83 passed away Tuesday, March 15 at Mercy Hospital in Oelwein, IA. She was born March 7, 1933 in Riceville, IA the daughter of Leo and Eleanora (Hendrickson) Tonn. Charlotte attended and graduated from High School in Elma. On June 4, 1953 she married Max McGrane at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Elma. Charlotte and Max made their home in Fairbank where together they raised three children. During her years in Fairbank along with raising their children Charlotte worked at many Fairbank businesses including Curley’s Locker, Ruby’s Café, Bel-Mar Drive Inn, she was a bartender at Ma’s Place, Hoss’s Saloon and the Fairbank American Legion and was also a sales consultant for Avon for many years. Charlotte was also a member of the Fairbank American Legion Auxillary. In her most recent years Charlotte enjoyed going for her daily rides around town with Max and also maybe a little gambling once and a awhile. Most of all Charlotte enjoyed being Grandma, she truly enjoyed and loved her family and will be truly missed by all of them.
Survived by: her husband; Max, one daughter; Barb (Wade) Brennan of Fairbank, two sons; Danny (Luan) McGrane of Cedar Falls and Dennis (Barb) McGrane of Fairbank, eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, one brother; Francis (Dollie) Tonn of Cedar Rapids and one sister-in-law; Gloria Tonn of Elma.
Preceded by: her parents, one brother; Louie Tonn, one sister; Shirley Teepe and one brother-in-law; David Teepe
Services: 10:30 am Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fairbank
Visitation: 4:00-7:00 pm Friday March 18 at Woods Funeral Home and for one hour before services Saturday, also at the funeral home.
Burial: Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery, Fairbank
Memorials: to be directed to the family