Sr. Charlene made her religious profession June 24, 1941. She worked approximately forty years at St. Joseph Orphanage, later St. Joseph Day Care, where she enriched the lives of many youngsters with her encouragement, support, and love.

She is survived by four sisters: Ida Schumaker of Hereford, TX, Rosella Aichlmayr of Salem, OR, Gertrude DeButts of Lebanon, OR, and Mathilda Anderle of Nazareth, TX; four brothers: W.L. and Bennie Lindeman, both of Windthorst, TX, Charles Lindeman of Columbus, OH, and Joe Lindeman of Archer City, TX; and many nieces and nephews, as well as her sisters in community.