Charla (Bray) Meert, 53, was born May 19, 1964 in Exeter, CA, moved to Bakersfield, CA in 1974 and passed away September 7, 2017 at home in Lake Forest, CA.
After attending Highland High School and BC College she earned her bachelor’s degree from San Jose State University and worked as an occupational therapist for 24 years.
She is survived by her husband John and son, Christopher, of Lake Forest, CA; daughter Courtney Bruette and her husband Stephen of Tustin, CA; parents Thomas and Henrietta Bray; sister Tanya Kelsey and her husband Mark; In-laws Paul and Dorothy Meert; all residing in Bakersfield, CA.
Graveside services will be Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM at El Toro Memorial Park, 25751 Trabuco Road, Lake Forest, CA. Celebration of life reception follows at the Lake Forest Sun and Sail Club, 24752 Toledo Way from 11:30 AM until 3:00 PM.