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Charlie Lee Stephens, the daughter of Michelle Lee (Weddle) and Jason Stephens, was born June 20, 2013 at Broken Bow, Nebraska. Charlie was diagnosed with cancer in September of 2015 and lost her bravely fought battle on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the Children’s Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 5 years, 6 months and 20 days.
Charlie was a member of the Northern Valley Grade School’s kindergarten class at Almena, Kansas. Her personality was pervaded by her outgoing and spirited nature. She loved dolls, dancing, singing, being read books, playing on her Ipad and snuggling with her many dolls, animals and especially her Minnie Mouse. She loved to mischievously play with her brother, Mason, playing with her nerf gun and running around the house. Her passion and love of life will be cherished and fondly remembered by everyone.
Preceding her in death were her Grandpa Bill Wernecke and Papa Randy Wulf.
Left to treasure her memory are her mother and father, Michelle and Jason Stephens and brother, Mason all of Almena, Kansas; Grandma Debra Wulf, Broken Bow Ne; Grandma and Grandpa Donny and Jamie Weddle, Falls City Ne; Aunts and Uncles and cousins: Matt & Lisa Streit and kids Tate-Tate and Bo of Guide Rock Nebraska; Travis & Ashley Wulf and kids Corbyn, Brayden, Landyn of Guide Rock Nebraska; Chad & Krystal Wulf and kids Preston, James, and Jazmyn of Guide Rock Nebraska; Randy Wulf & Roxanne Pierce and kids Sydney Gunn, Theo & Tommy Mathis; Donny Weddle and daughter Peyton of Falls City Nebraska; Jeff & April Urkevich of Lincoln with children Nolan and Daxton, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were Monday, 10:00 a.m., January 14, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church in Red Cloud with the Rev. Warren Schoming and Pastor John Butler officiating. Interment was at the Guide Rock Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established by the family.
Williams Funeral Home
241 West 4th Avenue
Red Cloud, Nebraska 68970
Phone (402) 746-2500