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Charlotte Leona Gilbertson, 92

Charlotte Leona Gilbertson, 92, of River Falls, died Friday, Jan. 17, peacefully at Kinnic Health and Rehab with her family at her side.

She was born on May 25, 1921, to George and Elizabeth (Buss) Killian.

Charlotte was a Seamstress for most of her working career. She married Maurice "Joe" Gilbertson of Maiden Rock in 1939. Charlotte was widowed in 1982, and in 1983 she found the second love of her life, John Anderson. She was a lifelong member of St. Bridget Catholic Church.

She is survived by three sons, Ronald (Karen) Gilbertson, Neal Gilbertson and Gerald (Brenda) Gilbertson all of River Falls; six grandchildren, four great grandchildren; and other relatives.

Charlotte is preceded in death by her husband, Maurice "Joe"; second love, John Anderson; son, Donald; parents; two sisters, Dorothy and Elvira; and a daughter-in-law, Jean Gilbertson.

Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, Feb. 7, at Cashman-Hill Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until the service at 7 p.m., with Fr. Gerald Harris officiating. A private spring burial will be held at St. Bridget Cemetery.

Cashman-Hill Funeral Home is assisting the family.