Charlus H. Letzig, 85, of Little Rock, passed away Friday, April 16, 2010. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee on April 3, 1925 to Charles Edward Henderson and Emma Ackerman Henderson. She grew up in El Dorado, AR, where she attended Holy Redeemer School and graduated from Mount St Mary’s in Little Rock. Following graduation, she trained as a surgery nurse at St. Edward’s Hospital in Fort Smith. She moved back to Little Rock and was employed as a registered nurse. Charlus went to Barnes Hospital in St. Louis and trained in surgery, after completing her training she then returned to Little Rock where she was a registered nurse. She loved to play bridge, have lunch with friends and she loved to smock while working at the Stitchin Post She was a member of the Cathedral of St. Andrews Catholic Church. She was a Lady of the Grand Cross in the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
She is survived by her husband, Frank Letzig; daughters, Susan Roehrenbeck (Bill), Diane McDaniel (Chuck), son, Charles Letzig (Lynda) of Little Rock, AR; grandchildren, Billy Roehrenbeck (Anna Kaye) of Little Rock, Brad Roehrenbeck (Allison) of Winston-Salem, SC, Ryan Roehrenbeck (Kecia) of Little Rock, Scott Roehrenbeck (Katie) of Little Rock, Keith Roehrenbeck of Little Rock, Holly McDaniel of Fayetteville, David McDaniel (Vanessa) of Kansas City, MO, Kyle McDaniel of Little Rock, Allison McDaniel of Little Rock, Jessica Letzig of Little Rock, Cara Wilkerson (Eric) of Little Rock and Will Letzig of Little Rock; great-grandson , William Daniel Roehrenbeck of Winston-Salem, NC.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. at The Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock by Rev. Matthew Garrison, followed by burial in Roselawn Memorial Park. The Rosary will be held Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Little Rock Funeral Home, preceded by visitation beginning at 6:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cathedral of St. Andrews Building Fund, 617 S. Louisiana St, Little Rock, AR 72201 or the Monsignor Hebert Endowment Fund at Christ the King School, 4002 N. Rodney Parham Rd, Little Rock, AR 72212. Special thanks to the Staff at Arkansas Hospice for the wonderful care given to Charlus.
Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, (501)224-2200. Mrs. Letzig’s online guestbook may be signed at www.littlerockfuneralhome.com.