Charlotte VanBoven

October 17, 1929 ~ August 11, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old


Charlotte M. VanBoven (nee Knowlton), 93, of Penfield Township, died August 11, 2023 in her home. She was born October 17, 1929 in Lorain, was a 1947 graduate of Elyria High School, moving to Penfield Township in 1968. Charlotte had been employed at Bendix Corporation as an office manager for over twenty years. She was a member of Faith Christian Church, an avid quilter, a state champion archer, a member of Black River Bowbenders and a life member of the National Rifle Association.

Charlotte is survived by her sister-in-law, Emma Knowlton; nephews, William (Suz), Robert (June), Richard (Jennifer), David and Steve (Michelle) Knowlton; a niece, Teri Zent and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd R. VanBoven in 1994; brothers, Willis and Dale Knowlton; sister-in-law, Marlene Knowlton and a niece, Pamela Loescher.

Friends will be received Friday August 18, 2023 from 11:00 AM until the time of a 1:00 PM service at Dicken Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 323 Middle Avenue, Elyria with Reverend Tom Keller officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Penfield Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Christian Church, PO Box 309, Spencer, OH 44275 or a charity of choice.


Dicken Funeral Home & Cremation Service

Friday, August 18, 2023
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
323 Middle Avenue
Elyria, OH 44035


Dicken Funeral Home & Cremation Service

Friday, August 18, 2023
1:00 PM
323 Middle Avenue
Elyria, OH 44035

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