Charlotte L. Aernie

Charlotte L. Aernie
Charlotte L. Aernie of Cooper Township passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at Byron Center Manor. Charlotte was born December 14, 1927 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of John and Mary (Bockewski) Bryja. She was the oldest of 7 children. At age 18, she married Arthur Morgan and they moved to Michigan and had 2 daughters, Gaye and Susan. On May 17, 1966, she married Robert Aernie, Sr. They were together for the past 42 years and he survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Gaye Levian of Plainwell and Susan Morgan of Otsego; a grandson, David (Dawn) Levian of Byron Center; a great granddaughter, Katlynn; one brother and two sisters, Edward (Cherry) Bryja, Florence (James) Phillips, Mary (Thomas) Trojan; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother, Anna Bryja and Stephanie Bryja and Chicago Police Officer George Bryja. Friends may meet with her family from 6 to 8 P.M. on Thursday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a service will be held Friday at 11:00 A.M. Interment will be in West Cooper Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the National Law Officers Memorial Fund, 400 7th St. NW, Washington, D.C. or the Kent County Humane Society, 3077 Wilson, NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534.
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