Jeanette O. Christie, 96

Jeanette O. Christie, 96, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.

Jeanette was born on Nov. 22, 1916, to Albert and Minnie Olson. She graduated from Waupaca High School in 1935 and six months later, married Frank Christie in Crown Point, Ind. Jeanette loved to read, and sew. Jeanette spent many Sundays teaching Sunday school at Emanuel United Methodist church in Appleton. She also worked for 15 years at Bowlby Candy Store in Appleton.

Jeanette is survived by her four sons, Thomas (Joyce) Christie of Cedarburg; Paul “Ted” (Donna) Christie of Sherwood; Douglas (Sally) Christie of Waupaca; and Eric (Terry) Christie of Kewaskum; six grandchildren, Carol Christie, Kelly (Scott) Owens, Stacy (Chris) See, Erica (Isaac) Dorsch, LoraJo (Tim) Schneider and Ian Christie; 10 great-grandchildren, and many nieces nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Frank Christie; and her grandson, James Christie; and two sisters, Doris Weiss and Joyce Behm.

A private funeral service will be held for Jeanette at a later date. Memorials may be directed to Emanuel United Methodist Church.

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Wichmann and Fargo Funeral Homes & Crematories in Appleton is assisting the family.