Christine Y. Ferrel, 66, of Burlington, died at 12:19 AM Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at the Great River Medical Center.
Born September 23, 1949, in Burlington, IA, she was the daughter of Walden Baker and Shirley Lewis Mark. On January 24, 1981, she married Arnold W. Ferrel in Burlington.
Christine was a Quality Control Technician at Champion.
She was a member of the First Congregational Church. She was an avid reader, loved her grandchildren & great-grandchildren, was a good friend to all and was a very giving & tolerant person.
Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Teresa (Derrick) Jennings of Oakville, Jessica Ferrel of Burlington, Charity Djerf; five grandchildren, Laura (Bryant) Wilson, Emily Rios, Silke Jennings, Will Rios, Sydnee Brown; five great-grandchildren, Elliot, Isaiah, Taryn, Madelene, Kirah; one sister, Carol Mark of Colorado Springs, CO; one brother, Wally (Tami) Mark of Colorado Springs, CO; two nephews, Travis, & Joel; and one niece, Stephanie.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM Monday, September 12, 2016, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.
The memorial service for Mrs. Ferrel will be 2:00 PM Monday, September 12, 2016, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Pastor Wally Reynolds officiating.
A memorial has been established for Des Moines County Humane Society.
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