Charlotte D. Schutkovske, 82 of Valparaiso, passed away Thursday, August 31, 2023. She was born July 25, 1941, in Gary, IN to George and Katherine “GiGi” (Cherry) Magdos. Charlotte made her career as a manager with First National Bank of East Chicago in Merrillville. She was a very devoted and active member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, where she involved herself in as many activities as possible. Outside of church, Charlotte’s priority in life was her beloved family. She loved spending time with and caring for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Charlotte’s faithfulness and devotion to the Lord and her family were what brought her the greatest joy in life. She also enjoyed crafting and creating homemade cards on her computer. Charlotte will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
On May 7, 1960, Charlotte married Richard Schutkovske, who preceded her in death in 2018. She is survived by their children: Greg (Wanda) Schutkovke and Theresa (Jeff) White; daughter-in-law, Melissa Schutkovske; grandchildren: Justin (Morganne), Alec, Jacy, Nick, and Jason; great-grandchildren: Nora, Vera, and Wade; and her sister, Elaine Bertig. She was preceded in death by her father, George Magdos; mother, Katherine “GiGi” Frisbie; and son, David Schutkovske.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 7, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Road, Valparaiso, with a prayer service beginning at 4:00 p.m. The funeral mass will begin on Friday at 10:00 a.m. directly at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 509 W. Division Road, Valparaiso. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


We are so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Our Deepest Sympathy to you and your Family. -Danny and Linda Mutters 

I will always cherish the moments I had with Char and Richard as they guided me through my journey of Catholicism as my Godparents. They are a very important part of my life and forever will hold a special place in my heart. My thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of need. May God bless you and keep you. I will forever be grateful. -Mylissa Oakes Yelich 

I offer my deepest condolences and prayers in this trying time. Although I cannot be there, know that I am thinking of all of you. I will always remember the kindness she treated everyone with. Love and miss you all! -Nick Wolf 

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