Christina Ellen Kresge
Christina Ellen Kresge, 91, Salina, died July 20, 2013. She was born April 23, 1922 on the family farm west of Minneapolis, the daughter of Leonard & Cleora (Parks) Schmidt.
She was a CNA at St. Johns Hospital, a member of the V.F.W. Aux, various church bible studies and committees, a life member of the Phillips Grade School P.T.A. and T.O.P.S.
She married Spering Kresge on November 1, 1941. He preceded her in death in 1992 as did her son, Richard, and 3 brothers, Gale, Fredrick & LaVon Schmidt.
She is survived by -
Sons: Spering (Jeri)
James (Gale), Topeka
William (Pam), Topeka
Daughter: Marsha Mamdani (Nizar), Omaha, NE
Daughter-in-law: Martha Kresge, Salina
5 great grandchildren
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Thursday July 25, 2013 at the Grand Avenue United Methodist Church, Salina.
Burial will be in the Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis, KS.
Friends may call at the Ryan Mortuary on Wednesday from noon until 8 pm, where the family will receive friends from 5 until 6 pm.
Memorials are suggested to the church or Hospice of Salina.
For more information or condolences go to www.ryanmortuary.com.