Maxine M. Christner, 92, of Ligonier, Ind., formerly of Goshen, Ind., died Monday morning, April 7, 2014, at Avalon Village, Ligonier.
She was born June 15, 1921, in Goshen, Ind., to Roy and Abbey (Hite) Klase. On Sept. 11, 1944, in Goshen, she married Glen E. Christner. He died June 11, 1980.
She is survived by two sons: Chuck Christner, Syracuse, Ind.; Harold Smith, Goshen; a daughter: Betty (Wayne) Price, Goshen; five grandchildren: Tina Christner, April Price, Gary Price, Ed Christner and David Price; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and a brother: Richard Klase, New Paris, Ind.
Mrs. Christner was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son: Leon Christner; and two brothers: Dale and Chuck Klase.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Yoder Culpt Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 18, at the funeral home. Timothy T. Yoder will officiate. A burial of cremated remains will follow at Violett Cemetery, Goshen.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society.