|Juanita P. Christ, age 82, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 5:40 P.M. on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Heartland Health Care Center in Galesburg, Illinois.
She was born on March 16, 1929 in Kahoka, Missouri, the daughter of Ralph and Nellie Mae Young Brotherton. She married Forest Christ on December 21, 1946 in Peoria, Illinois. He survives of Galesburg, Illinois.
Also surviving are two daughters, Karen (David) Becker of Knoxville, Illinois and Carol Ann (Stephen) Dean of Astoria, Illinois; one son, Michael Christ of Richmond, California; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and one brother, Ward (Marlene) Brotherton of Sullivan, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.
She was raised and educated in Rickie Grade School in Cameron, Illinois and Abingdon and Gilson High Schools. She worked as an assembler at Outboard Marine Corporation in Galesburg, Illinois for 20 years. She was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Galesburg, Illinois.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at the Hurd Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois with Visitation beginning at 1:00 P.M. Rev. John Carlson officiating. Burial in Knoxville Cemetery in Knoxville, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the Bethany Baptist Church in Galesburg, Illinois.
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