Charlotte Cleone Corson, 88, of Hesper, passed away Dec. 27, 2012. Visitation with the family was from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel, Minn. Sunday, Dec. 30. The family celebrated Charlotte's life Monday, Dec. 31, at 11 a.m. at the Hesper Lutheran Church, Hesper. Pallbearers included Christopher Metzler, Anthony Metzler, Rikki Selbee, Jeffrey Corson, Michael Corson and Doug Corson. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the March of Dimes, Hesper Lutheran Church or Aase Haugen Home in Charlotte's name. Charlotte is survived by one brother, Sterling (Jhan) Clink of Story City; and six children: Dennis (Margaret) Corson of Cedar Falls.; Lynda Metzler of Richland, Mo.; Doug Corson of Hesper; Dalton Corson of Ames; Forrest (Barbara) Corson of Des Moines; and Charlene Selbee of Rio Rancho, N.M. She also is survived by her grandchildren: Carolyn (Vance), Marisa (Matt), Jeffrey (Louisa), Christopher (Nadja), Timothy (Jen), Anthony, Vickie (Jarrod), Michael (Deidre), Aeriel (Steven), Elizabeth (Manuel), Lena (Teague), Rikki and Cristine (Robert); as well as her precious great-grandchildren: Elena, Alyssa, Sophie, Dylan, Hayden, Madison, Tyler, Jayson, Bradyn, Connor, Jordan, Max, Jordin, Christian, Damien, Toby, Trevor and Aidan. Charlotte is survived by many nieces and nephews and cousins, as well as numerous friends nurtured during her lifetime. Charlotte was preceded in death by her mother and father and her older sister, Eleanor Kacher; younger brother, Clarence A. Clink Jr.; and son-in-law, David Metzler.