Christine Emma Stumpf Gundermann, 91, of Hendersonville died peacefully Monday, May 6, 2013 at the Medical Center of Carolina Village.
Christine was born March 24, 1922, in Vienna, Austria to Arnold and Friederike Stumpf. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Isolde; and her beloved husband, Alex, whom she married in May of 1948. Christine is survived by her niece, Madeleine Mad,
husband, Franz; and their families in Austria.
Christine was a talented and active gardener, and enjoyed music and singing. She was always creating something wonderful from broken items and making them into new and beautiful pieces of art.
People who knew her will remember her wicked and sharp sense of humor. Christine will be missed by her close friends, Trix and Bob Tracey, Frank and Gitty Schields, from Carolina Village, and Bill and Debbie Kodros from Chapel Hill, NC.
Thank you to the wonderful staff at the Carolina Village Medical Center and Four Seasons Hospice, for all their love, attention, and caring for the comfort of our Christine.
A Memorial and Internment Service will be held at St. James Episcopal Church, Hendersonville at a date to be announced.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com.
Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of arrangements.