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Christine "Chris" Glahn

January 31, 1936 — November 6, 2023

McPherson, KS

Christine “Chris” J. Glahn, 87, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 6, 2023, at what she considered her home at Loving Care of McPherson.  She was a homemaker and most recently worked in the cafeteria at St. Joseph Catholic School.

 

Chris was born on January 31, 1936, in Salina, Kansas, the daughter of Edward G. and Bessie L. (Turrentine) Bergstrom.  She spent her formative years in Salina and graduated from Salina Central High School.  After high school, Chris attended Kansas State University for one year.

 

On January 24, 1959, she was united in marriage to Donald Robert Glahn in Salina, KS.  He preceded her in death on January 28, 2019.

 

Chris was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she also sang in the choir, helped teach the Happy Notes Sunday School Class, and participated in the Lamplighters Circle.  Additionally, she belonged to TOPS Club and the Happy Homemakers FCE.

 

For the past five years, Chris had been a resident at Loving Care, and she received excellent care during her time there. Chris dearly loved the staff, and they went out of their way to make her feel right at home.

 

Survivors include: a son, Stephen Glahn (Michelle) of Marion, KS; daughter, Cheryl Lundberg (Kevin) of Spring Hill, KS; a sister, Virginia Pilcher (Carl) of Valley Center, KS;  four grandchildren, April Sinor (Chris) of Eufaula, OK, Donald Tysdal of Moore, OK, Timothy Glahn (Heather) of McLouth, KS, and Janet Klenda (Brian) of Hillsboro, KS; and 12 great-grandchildren. 

 

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

 

The funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM, Thursday, November 9, 2023, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Emily Spearman Cannon officiating.  A visitation and viewing will be held from 2:00 PM until service time, Thursday, at the church.  Burial will follow the service at the Valley View Cemetery, Roxbury, KS.  To view a live-stream broadcast of Chris' service, please click on the following link: https://mcphersonfumc.com/worship/

 

Memorial donations may be given to Happy Notes Sunday School Class or McPherson Senior Center in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

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