Shirley A. Christian (1935 - 2015)

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Shirley A. Christian, 79, DuBois, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Born Aug. 28, 1935, in Crenshaw, she was the daughter of the late William T. and Ida Mae (Kalgren) Gustafson. She married Robert A. Christian on July 16, 1955, in DuBois. He survives.
Shirley graduated from Brockway High School in 1953.
She was a homemaker. She attended First Baptist Church and was formerly a Sunday school teacher and treasurer at Narrows Creek Church.
Her hobbies included reading, particularly her Bible, growing flowers, bird-watching, hunting, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Shirley enjoyed rebating and couponing with her mother.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children, Shirley Mae Christian of DuBois and Nathan Christian of Monroeville; two grandchildren, Chandler and Jacob Christian; and a brother, Everette (Ester) Gustafson of Brockway.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Stephen; and her brother, William Gustafson.
Friends and family will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, June 30, at Adamson Funeral Chapel Inc., in DuBois. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Mark Montgomery officiating. Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church, 197 Eastern Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.
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Published in The Courier Express from June 29 to June 30, 2015