Pages Menu

Community news for the Quincy, Washington, area since 1949

Categories Menu

Posted on Sep 28, 2015

Laura Grace Christian

Laura Grace Christian, 84, of Quincy passed away peacefully, on Sept. 23, 2015 at her home. Mom was born Jan.14, 1931, to Eugene and Anna Schenck in Syracuse, Kan. On Sept. 18, 1948, she married William E.  Christian.

obit, Laura Christian PictureMom and Dad farmed in Eastern Colorado until 1954, when they moved to the Columbia Basin area. They have resided in Quincy since 1960.

Mom retired from Lamb-Weston Conagra Foods as a supervisor in 1999.

She was a member of the Quincy Free Methodist Church.

Laura was a wonderful cook and gardener, especially of roses, which she loved.  She also loved crocheting; her children and friends enjoyed receiving many of her crafts.

She was always there for her children with an understanding and loving heart. She was a very giving person to all she had contact with.

Mom loved her children and grandchildren and will be sorely missed by Dayton (Lois) of East Wenatchee, Thomas and Rodney of Quincy and Kathy (Dan) Shriver of Kirkland; her grandchildren, Christopher and Jeremy Shriver and Ethan Christian; her brother, Lawrence (Ruby) Schenck of Holly, Colo.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Laura was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, son Darrell and daughter Laurie, grandson Kyle Shriver and granddaughter Sarah Christian, also by her parents and her brothers, Elvin, Lee and John Schenck.

Our Mother and Grandmother was a blessing and we will miss her always and she will be forever in our hearts.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at the Quincy Free Methodist Church. Concluding services and internment will follow in the Quincy Valley Cemetery.

Please leave a memory for the family or sign its online guestbook at                            Scharbach’s Columbia Funeral Chapel of Quincy is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.