Maryanne Martha <I>Leonhardt</I> Christie

Maryanne Martha Leonhardt Christie

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 5 Feb 2018 (aged 91)
Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Memorial ID 187264024 · View Source
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Maryann Martha Christie, nee Leonhardt, age 91, of Des Plaines, Illinois, was called home to Heaven Saturday, January 27, 2018.

She was the daughter of Franklin Henry and Anna Bertha, nee Matz, Leonhardt. She was one of eleven children.

Maryann filled her life with love, art, and faith. On July 31, 1948, she married Marvin Arthur Christie and moved to Glenview, Illinois, where they raised their nine children.

She loved to spend time with her loved ones, cook, bake, sew, paint, craft and play cards with her friends.

Maryann was the proud mother to her children Carl (Karen), Barbara (Gary), Mark, Craig (late Ricky), Grant, Sandra (late Harry), Forrest, and Brenda (William); loving grandmother to Jennifer (Scott), Rebecca (Jon), Bradley (Breanne), Heidi (Paul), Erika (Michael), Ron (Michelle), Laurah, Bryan, Alexandria, Joshua, Samantha, and Josiah; great grandmother to twelve, sister, aunt and great-aunt, cousin, and friend to many.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin; her son, Bruce Wesley and 10 siblings.

Family and friends will gather on February 17, 2018, at Hope Lutheran Church in Long Grove.


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  • Created by: Charles E. Daye Sr
  • Added: 11 Feb 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 187264024
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maryanne Martha Leonhardt Christie (7 May 1926–5 Feb 2018), Find A Grave Memorial no. 187264024, ; Maintained by Charles E. Daye Sr (contributor 47438652) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.