ALTMAN, CHRISTA ELISABETH, 30, of Louisville passed away Thursday November 18, 2010.
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She was the former Christa Elisabeth Amshoff a 1st grade teacher at St. Aloysius grade school in Shepherdsville.
She graduated from Presentation Academy and Bellarmine University.
Christa was preceded in death by her grandmother, Jean Lewis.
Survived by her loving husband of 8 1/2 years, Travis Altman; parents, Louis and Laura Lewis Amshoff; sisters, Sandra Maciuba (Chris) and Meredith Amshoff; grandfather, Morton Lewis; and many caring relatives and friends.
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Monday, St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 187 S. Plum St. Shepherdsville, KY with entombment in Evergreen Mausoleum. Visitation: 2 - 8 p.m. Sunday Arch L. Heady & Son - Okolona 8519 Preston Hwy.
Through her illness she always went the extra mile for her first graders. Christa was also a champion for other Cystic Fibrosis patients. After her lung transplant on January 12, 2010, Christa lived each day to the fullest, not taking a breath for granted. Christa dedicated her life to helping others at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, KODA, and St. Vincent de Paul at St Ignatius.
In memory of Christa, please remember to be an organ donor.
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Published in The Courier-Journal on Nov. 20, 2010