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Lena Christ

Lena Christ, 100, of Bemidji, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, at GoldPine Home in Bemidji.

The memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at Malvik Lutheran Church, Guthrie. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji assisted the family with arrangements.

She was born Feb. 28, 1910, to John and Margaret (Schuessler) Bauer, in Philadelphia. She was raised and educated in Philadelphia. She married Emerson Wormeck in September, 1931, in Philadelphia, and they had one child together. Emerson died in August of 1932. She married Robert Christ in 1947, in Philadelphia, and they moved to New Jersey shortly after. Robert died in 1984. She worked for Disston and Son Saw Manufacturing in Philadelphia for 13 years. She had many friends in Bemidji, as well as other places, and was known for a warm personality and sharp wit.

She is survived by her daughter, Elaine (John) Kincs, of Laporte; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, her parents, three brothers and two sisters.

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