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Charlotte Furst

February 18, 1944 — July 4, 2019

Charlotte Ann Furst entered the loving arms of her Savior on Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Rennes Health and Rehab, under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care & Hospice Services, at the age of 75.

She was born on February 18, 1944, in Winona, MN to the late Edgar and Elda (Korn) Luehmann. She met the love of her life, Douglas Furst, in high school, and they were married on August 20, 1966 in St. Charles, MN. Throughout her life she worked as a nurse for Mayo Clinic, Wausau Hospital, and ENT Associates.

Char was a loving, caring, and supporting wife, mother, and friend. She was also a caring and dedicated nurse. She enjoyed crafting and excelled at creating baby blankets for almost everyone she knew. Char found value in supporting her church, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, and her community. Socializing was her specialty. Her great smile and kind, generous heart made her a loyal friend. Doug and Char enjoyed their time with their circle of friends in El Mirage, AZ.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Doug Furst, Rothschild; daughter, Heather (David) Powers and their children, Elizabeth, Scarlett, and Henry, Weston; son, Corey (Brenda) Furst and their daughter, Samantha, Victoria, MN; siblings Allan (Mary) Luehmann, Nancy (Tim) Reilley, and Bruce (Pam) Luehmann. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 6205 Alderson St., Schofield. Rev. Lance Hoelscher and Rev. Raymond Connor will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 12, and from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday; all at the church. Private interment will be held at Restlawn Memorial Park.

Brainard Funeral Home – Everest Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at

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