She was born Jan. 12, 1953, in Columbia City, Ind., to Samuel and Betty Jean (Palmer) Stump. She graduated from Wawasee High School in 1971. On Oct. 26, 1992, she married David A. Christian.
She was a homemaker, devoted wife, mom, grandma and an avid horse lover. She participated and helped with the Kosciusko County 4-H Horse and Pony Club for many years. Her joy was putting anybody on a horse. She never knew a stranger.
She is survived by her husband; two sons: Tony (Erica) Martin, Virginia Beach, Va.; Mark (Lindsay) Christian, Zionsville, Ind.; one daughter: Alexis (Wade Shemwell) Christian, Wabash, Ind.; three sisters: Sue Stump, Flagstaff, Ariz.; Judy (David) Wolfe, Swight, Ill.; Sally Zentz, Vero Beach, Fla; and six grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by one brother: Tom Stump; and one grandchild
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at McKee Mortuary, 1401 SR 114 W, North Manchester. Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kosciusko County 4-H Horse and Pony Club, c/o Charity Trump, 6587 S 300 E, Claypool, IN 46510.