Katherine M. Christopher, Woodstock, IL (1921-2014)

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Friday, January 10, 2014

September 7, 1921 - January 8, 2014

Katherine M. Christopher, age 92, of Woodstock, died on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Journey care Hospice in Woodstock. She was born in Janesville, WI, on Sept. 7, 1921, to John P. and Christena (Harper) Boyd. She married the late Arthur Christopher on May 21, 1949. Katherine enjoyed baking, reading, gardening and bus travel with Art. She was a Girl Scout Leader, 4H Supporter, Sunday School Teacher and a coordinator for family reunion photos. She was also a member of Ringwood United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.

Katherine is survived by her children: David (Wanda) Christopher of McHenry, Patty (Jim) Harmon of Whitewater, WI, and Diane (Gary) Linstad of Appleton, WI; her grandchildren: David (Jenny) Linstad, Sarah (Tom) Runyon, Jameson Harmon, Wendy Bauman and Wade Bruce; and great-grandchild, Kirsten Austin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; her sisters, Mildred Hamilton and Mabelle Rasmussen; and her brothers, John and Kenneth Boyd.

Visitation will be on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, from 1 until 3 p.m. with the Funeral Service to follow at RINGWOOD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 5214 Barnard Mill Rd., Ringwood, IL. Interment will be at Ringwood Cemetery. For information contact COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY at 815-385-0063 or colonialmchenry@att.net


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