Lillian R. Christ

Lillian Roseanne Christ, 87, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at 9:47 p.m. at her home.

Mrs. Christ was a 1947 graduate of Huntington High School. She went to LPN school in Marion and graduated from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne as a registered nurse. She worked as a nurse in several hospitals and offices. She was a lifelong member of St. Peter Lutheran Church and belonged to the St. Peter Quilting Group.

She was born Sept. 29, 1929, in Huntington to Charles and Leah Martin Pohler. She married Dick Christ on April 5, 1947, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, and he survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Scott Christ, of Huntington; a daughter, Sue Elzroth, of Huntington; a sister, Gertrude Poiry, of Pasadena, CA; five grandchildren, Ginger Christ, of Texas; Scott Christ Jr., of Warsaw; Olivia Christ, of Etna Green; Susan (John) Balasuer, of Leesburg, VA; and Deborah (Jesus) Luevanos, of El Paso, TX; and nine great-grandchildren.

Calling is Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., with a service following at 11 a.m., at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 648 N. LaFontaine St., Huntington. Interment will be at Lancaster Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to St. Peter Lutheran Church in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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