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Charline Horndt Little

November 3, 1929 - April 7, 2018

Charline Horndt Little, 88, of Columbus passed away suddenly on April 7, 2018, in Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas.

She was born November 3, 1929, to Charles and Ella (Kansteiner) Horndt. She attended Columbus School, graduating in 1947. On November 25, 1950, Charline married Robert Little at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Columbus. She was a homemaker, devoted to her family, and caregiver to her father for many years. Her hobbies were crocheting and gardening. Charline was a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Columbus. She was a member of the Morning Circle, quilted for Lutheran World Relief the quilts are sent worldwide to those in need, and served on the Bereavement Committee.

She is survived by her husband, Robert; three children and their spouses, Ellen May and husband Tom of Columbus; David Little and wife Debbie of Weimar; and Leslie Little and wife Annette of Brenham. She is also survived by grandchildren Lisa Essner and husband Kevin, Nathan May and wife Megan, Jacob Little and wife Amanda, Jess Little and wife Melissa, Lucas Little, Tanner Little, and Amanda Little; great-grandchildren Robert and Emma Essner and Landon and Keegan May. She is survived by her brother Edgar Horndt, sisters-in-law, Dorothy Maines and Doris Horndt, and brother-in-law Clyde Little and wife Sandra; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Harry Horndt.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus; and on Wednesday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Columbus.

Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 10:00 am at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Pastor Alan Kethan officiating under the direction of Henneke Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest in Odd Fellow Rest Cemetery in Columbus. Pallbearers are her grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church Ladies Quilters, PO Box 267, Columbus, TX 78934; or a charity of your choice.


Charline Horndt Little
November 3, 1929 - April 7, 2018



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