Charles Arthur Hemmerling

Charles Arthur Hemmerling, 81, of Frankfort, Ind., died June 19, 2018 at I.U. Health Frankfort Hospital.  He was born January 27, 1937 in Frankfort to Robert & Mary Ruth (Wolfe) Hemmerling.  He married Wanda Lou Small on November 20, 1956 in Lawrenceville, IL and she survives.

Charles attended Frankfort High School.  He had worked for Culligan, was a deputy Sheriff in Frankfort and a prison guard in Safford, AZ until his retirement.  Charles was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  He enjoyed making Indian jewelry.

Survivors include his Wife:  Wanda L. Hemmerling of Frankfort;  2 Daughters:  Rosie (Rodney) Wright of Frankfort and Joyce Ann (Brian) Wire of Colfax;  Sister:  Josephine Little of Redding, CA;  4 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 5 brother, Robert Hemmerling, Frank Hemmerling, Bill Hemmerling, Paul Hemmerling and John Hemmerling and a sister, Patty Daily.

Private family services will be held. Memorial donations may be made to the Wesley Manor Retirement Community or the American Heart Association. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to assist the Hemmerling family.  Please visit, where you may share a personal message with the family.