Christine Karolene Relph, 97, died Tuesday (Feb. 2, 2010) at McCook Community Hospital.
She was born Feb. 15, 1912, to Henry and Anna (Volroth) Pollmann in Culbertson. She attended Culbertson Public School.
She married Elmer Relph on Nov. 26, 1936, at McCook. They moved to Cheyenne, Wyo., and lived there until her husband's retirement from Union Pacific Railroad and then moved back to McCook.
Christine was a member of the First Assembly of God; and was active teaching Sunday school for many years. She was president of the Burlington Veterans, and a member of Jolly Musicmakers with the Senior Center, the Women's Missionary Council and the extension club. She enjoyed baking, traveling and especially spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by husband, Elmer "Doc" on Nov. 30, 1993; her parents, Henry and Anna; brothers, Earl, Walter John and Henry; sisters, Anna Lundbery, Minnie Naugle, Emma Walker and Hannah Hein.
She is survived by her daughter, Karolyn Burough and husband, Lee of Granbury, Texas; sister, Louise Coburn; sisters-in-law, Opal Tincher and Louise Pollmann all of McCook; two grandsons, Quinton Burough and wife, Kristi of Del Rio, Texas, Aaron Burough of Granbury, Texas and two great-grandchildren, Paige and Karston Burough of Del Rio, Texas.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Memorial services will be Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at the First Assembly of God with Pastor Jamie Mockry officiating. Inurnment will be in the Culbertson Cemetery.
Friends may sign her book at the funeral home or send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.