Loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, N. Charlene Stange, 83, passed away October 25, 2012. She was born November 29, 1928 in Vessie, MO to Erman and Lottie Grayson.

Charlene grew up in Rolla, MO and is survived by son Rick Merritt and wife Cindy of Springfield, MO, daughters Bunny Glenn of Jefferson City, MO, Debbie Norfleet and Jeff Kochan of Branson, MO, Becki Ribaudo and husband Lenny of Las Vegas, NV, six grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband Orville, her parents, brother Clifford Grayson, sisters Eleanor Wyczorek and Marie Clark, and daughters Carolyn, Tammy, and infant daughter.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on November 3, 2012 at the Macedonia Baptist Church, 15524 County Road 2110, Rolla, MO. In lieu of flowers the family suggests a donation in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association.