Koelsch, Charles A.

CHARLES A. KOELSCH of Mishawaka, Ind., 70, father of the Rev. Karen Koelsch, pastor of Galveston UMC in the North Central District, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2011. He was a member of the Good Shepherd UMC in Granger, Ind. A memorial service was held Dec. 29 at the Bubb Funeral Chapel in Mishawaka. Survivors include: his wife, Nancy E. Phipps; three daughters, the Rev. Karen Lee Koelsch of Galveston, Cindy Beth (Mike) Trenerry of Granger and Dr. Cheryl Lynn (Butch) Distajo of Montgomery, Ill.; five grandchildren, Aaron, Jocelyn Distajo, Ella, Alexander and Grace Trenerry. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. Koelsch, P.O. Box 639, Galveston, IN 46932.