Charlotte A. Rasche, 83 passed away at 10 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, at Good Samaritan Home in Oakland City.


Charlotte taught band and music at Dubois, Patoka, Francisco, Otwell and Pike Central high schools in Indiana. She had a passion for education and community projects.


She is survived by her two children, Lula (Rasche) Knoll, and Virgil Rasche; six grandchildren, Charlie, Barbara and Barnaby Knoll, and Noah, Brooke and Joshua Rasche; six great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy "Red" Rasche; parents, William Virgil and Lula B. (Tooley) Coomer, of Oakland City; seven brothers and three sisters.


Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, at the Nazarene Church in Oakland City, with burial at Mount Tabor Cemetery near Oatsville.


Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City, and from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Nazarene Church.