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Obituary: Charlene H. "GiGi" Voelz Holley, Plainfield

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Charlene H. "GiGi" Voelz Holley, 92, of Plainfield, formerly of Columbus, died at 5 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Plainfield Health Care Center.

Mrs. Holley retired from C.P. Electronics where she was a tester, and also was a former cafeteria worker with Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. She was a 1938 graduate of Columbus High School and a former member of the United Brethren Church, the American Legion Auxiliary and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.

A private graveside service will be conducted Thursday at Garland Brook Cemetery by Dr. William Griffith. There will be no calling.

Arrangements were made by Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Online condolences may be sent the family at

Born in Columbus May 23, 1920, Mrs. Holley was the daughter of Charles and Pearl McKay Taulman. She married Robert L. Voelz Feb. 2, 1940, in Columbus. He preceded her in death Oct. 10, 1973. She married William S. Holley Dec. 18, 1982, in Columbus. He preceded her in death March 23, 1983.

Survivors include a son, Michael R. (Rosie) Voelz Sr. of Columbus; grandchildren, Michael R. Voelz Jr. of Brown County, Darrell Lynn Voelz of Columbus and Vicki C. Goddard of Indianapolis; five great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Don Taulman of Indianapolis.

She as preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; a daughter, Diane Voelz; three brothers, Dennis, Kenneth and Jack Taulman; and two sisters, Harriett Huber and Dorothy Tressler.


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