Elizabeth (Kreighbaum) Christman

Born: Sun., Sep. 12, 1920
Died: Sun., Feb. 28, 2016


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Mar. 05, 2016
Location: Portage Prairie United Methodist


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 Elizabeth Christman

Sep. 12, 1920 - Feb. 28, 2016

NILES - Elizabeth Christman, 95, of Niles, MI, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2016, at Millers Merry Manor, New Carlisle. Elizabeth was born September 12, 1920 in South Bend, to the late George and Cary Kreighbaum. On July 3, 1940, she married William Christman, who died in 2007. Also preceding her in death was her son, Teddy, in 1955, two sisters, and one brother. She is survived by a daughter, Cindy Siewert (Tom) of Niles; grandchildren, Michele Vandezande (Danny), Chris Siewert (Michelle) and Debbie Kline (Jim); and great-grandchildren, Adam and Branden Siewert, Trevor and Caleb Kline, Jason and Ethan Vandezande. Elizabeth worked for years as a podiatry assistant for Drs. Blank and Fox and helped her husband William with their farm. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Portage Prairie United Methodist Church, 2450 Orange Rd., Niles, MI. Private burial service at Riverview Cemetery. Memorial contribution in her memory may be made to the church. Welsheimer Family Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Family and friends may leave E-mail condolences at www.welsheimer.com

Charitable donations may be made in Elizabeth's memory to the following organization:

Portage Prairie United Methodist Church
2450 Orange Rd., Niles, MI, 49120

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Max Jena
   Posted Fri March 04, 2016
Thinking of you at this time. Always enjoyed visits with Betty.