Cindy Lou Rathje
Cindy Lou Rathje, 60, of Charlotte, Iowa passed away at home on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Funeral services occur at 11 am on Thursday, October 24, at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel (2610 Manufacturing Dr.). A visitation occurs from 4 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday, October 23, at the funeral home. Burial takes place at Rossiter Cemetery, Charlotte. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.

Cindy was born May 12, 1959 in Maquoketa, Iowa the daughter of Harold and Reva (Clothier) Ready. She was a 1977 graduate of Northeast High School. Cindy was united in marriage to Dale Rathje on August 16, 1980 in Charlotte, Iowa.

Honoring Cindy's wishes, please wear Hawkeye's or Cubs apperal to the services.

Fond memories and condolences for Cindy's family may be shared at, obituary page.
Published on October 21, 2019


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lee wells
Oct 23, 2019
Secret Garden Basket was purchased for the family of Cindy Lou Rathje by lee wells.  Send flowers
Debra Hosette
Oct 23, 2019
My sympathies to all of her family and friends. I know she will be so missed. My thoughts and prayers to all of you.
Mary Anne (Burke) Braden
Oct 22, 2019
So sorry to hear this sad news. Sending love, hugs & prayers for Dale & family. ❤️
Julie Eggers
Oct 22, 2019
Many fond memories of Cindy fill my heart and remind me what a cool chick she was. If you didn't love her, you didn't know her. She had a special way of embracing people without any kind of judgment. I smile just thinking about her.
Jack Clothier
Oct 22, 2019
Serene Retreat was purchased for the family of Cindy Lou Rathje by Jack Clothier.  Send flowers
Nancy Claussen Baum
Oct 21, 2019
Sending my deepest sympathy to all of you. God bless you in this time of sorrow.