Charlotte Adleman, 97, Spring Hills, Florida, died July 22, 2009. Charlotte resided at “The Residence at Timber Pines” since June 2006. She also lived in the retirement community of high Point in Brooksville, since 1975, when she and her late husband, Harry moved there from Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Before moving to Eau Claire in 1964, they lived in South Beloit, Illinois. Born December 17, 1911, in Freeport, Illinois, the daughter of Ray and Gertrude Truesdill. As a young woman, Charlotte worked at the Beloit Daily News. Later, Charlotte was a bookkeeper for her husband’s heating and cooling business in South Beloit until 1964, at that time they purchased One Hour Martinizing Dry Cleaners in Eau Claire, and later went on to build two more dry cleaning plants in Eau Claire. Charlotte and Harry were married July 2, 1932 in Beloit, Wisconsin. The two embarked on an affectionate and constructive partnership that lasted 70 years, until Harry’s death in 2003. They worked and played hard together. They started by building their very first home with their own hands and went on to further their talents by building seven more homes. They left northern Illinois to winter in Florida for many years before moving to Florida permanently. Charlotte was an avid golfer in her time. She also loved playing cards, bingo and listening to gospel music with her friends at The Residence at Timber Pines. She enjoyed many other activities with her family and friends. Charlotte’s greatest happiness came from spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and longtime friends of the family. Her life’s philosophy, passed on to all, was “Approach everything with a positive attitude”. Survived by sons Lyle (Ann) Adleman, Brooksville, Florida, Leslie (Mary Lynn) Adleman, South Beloit, Illinois and Terry (Julie) Adleman, Weeki Wachee, Florida; daughter Cheri Short, Spring Hill, Florida; 14 grandchildren; \r\r\n\r\r\n 14 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, August 15, 2009 in McCorkle Funeral Home, 767 N Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton, Illinois with Reverend Rick Wagner of St. Andrew Lutheran Church officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 12:30 p.m. until time of service Saturday. Burial will be in Durand Cemetery, Durand, Illinois.