Charlotte Merk age 96. Dearest mother of Linda (Roger) Peterson, Bonnie (the late Lionel) Matos and the late Charlene Merk (Frank Kanthack); loving grandmother of 9; great-grandmother of 12 and great great grandmother of 9; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews; preceded in death by her beloved parents Agata and Jan Strycharski and 5 siblings.

Visitation Tuesday, May 8, 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. at St. Emily Church, 1400 E. Central Rd., Mt. Prospect, IL 60056.

Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alexian Brothers Hospice, 901 Martha St., Elk Grove, IL 60007.