Veda “Libby” E. Christner, 94, died Tuesday morning at Greencroft Goshen Health Care where she was recovering from an accident.
She was born June 12, 1918 in LaGrange County, to Atlee “Pink” and Eva Rue (Donat) Wemple.
She married Verlo E. Christner in 1938, in LaGrange County.
She is survived by a daughter, Vicky Christner, Goshen; four grandchildren, Mitzi Jaenichen, Elkhart, Melanie (Mark) Farver, Goshen, Mark Mickem, Topeka and Mick Mickem, Syracuse; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Mary Ruth Mickem; and a sister, Dorothy Myers.
A lifetime resident of the area, she worked at Turner Pharmacy and Combined Insurance Agency in Topeka. She enjoyed many activities including travelling, camping, mushroom hunting and knitting. She was also a great cook!
Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen.
Cremation will take place at Yoder-Culp Crematory with burial at Eden Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Riley’s Hospital for Children or the MS Foundation.
Online condolences may be sent to www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.