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Christine T. "Tina" Avila-Olguin

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Christine T. "Tina" Avila-Olguin Obituary
Christine T. "Tina" Avila-Olguin, 41, of Elgin, Ill., and a faithful servant of Christ, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, March 17, 2014, at a hospital in Elgin following a 2 1/2-year battle with breast cancer. Funeral: A service celebrating her life will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, March 24, at the Craig K. Kempf Funeral Home, 728 US 27 North, Marshall, Mich., 269-781-9858, with Pastor Joel Wright officiating. Visitation: 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials: Contributions in Tina's memory are requested to the family for the children's education fund (checks payable to Steven Olguin). Assistance with memorials is available at the funeral home. Tina was a mechanical engineer for the Frito-Lay Co. for 15 years until she retired to raise her family in 2010. She graduated from Lakeview High School in Battle Creek, Mich., and earned an engineering degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She was predeceased by her mother, Bertha Avila. Survivors: She was the devoted wife of Steven Olguin; mother of Zachary Oscar and Jada Rose, all of Elgin, Ill.; daughter of Oscar Avila of Marshall, Mich.; sister of Andy Avila (Judi) of Richland, Mich., Kathie Boyer (Rick) and Patty Daws (Don), all of Marshall, Mich., Yollie Glidden (Bruce) and Vivian Avila, all of Vicksburg, and John Avila; and aunt to numerous nieces and nephews.
Published in Star-Telegram on Mar. 22, 2014
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