Aberdeen: Christine M. Bundschuh, 90, of Aberdeen passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Bethesda Home of Aberdeen.
Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 409 Second Ave. N.E., Aberdeen, with Father J. Joseph Holzhauser as celebrant. Burial follows at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Schrivers Memorial Mortuary and Crematory, 414 Fifth Ave. N.W., Aberdeen, is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at the mortuary, with a liturgical wake service at 7 p.m.
Visitation continues for one hour prior to Mass at the church on Wednesday.
Christine Margaret Bundschuh was born on May 13, 1923, to Katherine (Heintz) and John Krumm in Bowdle. At the age of six months, she moved with her family to Aberdeen, where she attended St. Mary’s Catholic School and Central High School. Upon graduating from high school, Christine attended and graduated from Aberdeen Business College. She found employment in Washington, D.C., with the Department of Agriculture and was employed there from 1942 until 1946. Upon returning to Aberdeen, she was employed for two years by Socony-Vacuum Oil Company in Aberdeen. She was later employed with the Bureau of Indian Affairs from 1962 until her retirement in August 1980.
Christine married Edward Bundschuh on June 22, 1948. They made their home in Aberdeen and Minot, N.D., and shared over 37 years of marriage before her husband died on Jan. 3, 1986.
Christine was a member of National Catholic Society of Foresters and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.
She is survived by one son, William (Verla) Bundschuh of Two Harbors, Minn.; one daughter, Barbara Daberkow of Aberdeen; four grandchildren: Char (Lon) Siefken, Todd Daberkow, Melody (Marc) Krattenmaker and Tony (Becky) Bundschuh; and six great-grandchildren: Steven and Alex Bundschuh, Carter and McKenna Krattenmaker and Lance and Rachel Siefken.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one brother, Andrew Krumm; one sister, Marion Egly; one grandson, Ryan Daberkow; one great-grandson, Colten Bloom; and one great-granddaughter, Morgan Krattenmaker.