Josephine M. Christner

Posted on Apr 18, 2012

Josephine M. Christner, 92, of rural Geneva died on Monday, April 16, 2012 at her home. She was born on April 20, 1919 in Adams County to Jacob F. and Margarette (Schwartz) Schwartz. She was married on March 28, 1946 to Levi S. Christner.
She is survived by three sons, Samuel J. (Emma) Christner of Monroe; Jacob J. (Mary) Christner of Berne; and Levi J. (Martha) Christner of Geneva; and five daughters, Margaret (Tobe) Wickey; and Lizzie (Martin) Schwartz, both of Geneva; Fannie (Menno N.) Schwartz of Monroe; Rebecca (Jacob L.) Wickey of Decatur; and Barbara (Amos E.) Wickey of Bluffton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; daughter, Josephine Christner; six brothers, Jake, Samuel, Peter, Emanuel, Daniel and Amos Schwartz; and three sisters, Elizabeth Schwartz; Fannie Schwartz; and Barbara Schwartz.
Visitation was from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17 and will be from 9:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 at 2222W 800S, Geneva. Funeral service will be at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 19 also at the residence. Officiating will be Enos F. Schwartz.
Arrangements provided by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne.