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Maryann Martha Christie , Age: 91
May 07, 1926 -- January 27, 2018

Maryann Martha Christie nee Leonhardt, age 91, of Des Plaines, Illinois, was called home to Heaven on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Maryann was born on May 7, 1926, and filled her life with love, art, and faith. She was born in Chicago to Anna Bertha nee Matz and Franklin Henry Leonhardt and was one of eleven children. Maryann married Marvin Arthur Christie on July 31, 1948, and moved to Glenview, Illinois, where they raised their nine children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin, and her son, Bruce and 10 of her siblings 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. Maryann loved to spend time with her loved ones, cook and bake, sew, paint, craft, and play cards with her friends.

Family and friends will gather on February 17, 2018, at Hope Lutheran Church in Long Grove. Visitation at 11am, memorial service at 12pm. 


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