2007-07-14 / Obituaries

Thelma Rowena Crist

Thelma Rowena Crist, age 91, of Millersport, entered peace on Friday, July 6, 2007, at FairfieldMedical Center, Lancaster.

She was born on February 7, 1916, in Licking County, Ohio, to the late Calvin C. and Vera (Bowman) Brown. Thelma was a Sunday School teacher for the first graders, and worked nine years at Walnut Township Schools as part of the cooking staff. She also belonged to T.O.P.S. in Millersport, was a member of the Millersport senior citizens, and a past member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Thelma is survived by her sons, James M. (Gabriel) Crist of Millersport and William L. (Linda) Crist of San Antonio, Texas; six grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Calvin and Vera; her husband, Leonard, who passed away in 1998; and sister Mary Kauppi.

Her funeral service was July 9, 2007, at the Grace Lutheran Church, Thornville with Pastor Jeff Morlock officiating. Burial will follow at the Millersport Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, 65 E. Columbus St., Thornville, Ohio 43076, and the Millersport E.M.S., 12200 Lancaster NE, Millersport 43046.

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