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Christine K. Hedin Obituary
Christine K. Hedin ELIZAVILLE- Christine K. Hedin, 89, of Elizaville, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at Benedictine Hospital in Kingston. Born on Jan. 12, 1923, in Germany; she was the daughter of the late John and Frieda (Flohr) Rathje. Christine moved to the United States in 1926 and lived Brooklyn. Christine married Robert E. Hedin on May 23, 1943, and subsequently moved to Elizaville in 1949. Robert predeceased her on Jan. 15, 1988. For many years, Christine worked in the Elizaville General Store. She enjoyed baking and playing the lottery, however her greatest joy came from taking care and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by two daughters, Christine Woodworth and her husband Albert of Winsted, Conn., and Marilynn Couse and her husband Gerald of Elizaville; a son, Robert Hedin and Sharon Nichols of Goose Creek, S.C.; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her sister, Frances Mandzie; and a brother, Henry Rathje. Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Saturday, April 7, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. and the Rev. Beatrice West will officiate. Burial will be at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Manorton. Memorial donations may be made in Christine's memory to the Elizaville Methodist Church, P.O. Box 3, Elizaville, N.Y., 12523. Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook. For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com.

Published in the Daily Freeman on Apr. 6, 2012
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