Christine ‘Chris’ A. Edwards, 47, of South Bend, Ind., and formerly of North Webster, Ind., passed away at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka, Ind.
She was born on May 30, 1966, in Anderson, Ind., to David C. ‘Dave’ and Barbara E. ‘Barb’ (Arford) Edwards. She graduated in 1984 from Anderson High School and in 1989 from Purdue in West Lafayette, Ind.
She grew up in Anderson and formerly lived in North Webster, Ind., Indianapolis, Ind. and Tennessee before moving to Mishawaka, Ind., 10 years ago from Lafayette, Ind. She was employed as a manager at Steak ‘n Shake in Mishawaka for the past 4 years and formerly worked at Olive Garden in Indianapolis, St. Joseph College in Rensselaer, Applebee’s in Mishawaka, and Tippecanoe Country Club in Leesburg, Ind.
She was a member of the Indiana Farm Bureau and a Disney memorabilia fan.
She is survived by her parents; two sisters: Mary Ellen (Greg) Wilson, Pendleton, Ind.; Joyce Elaine (Steve) Staub, Fishers, Ind.;
niece: Sarah (Nick) Cox; three nephews: Josh Wilson, Steven Staub and Alec Staub.
Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Owen Family Funeral Home, SR 13 and CR 500 N., North Webster. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, in the funeral home with Pastor Dennis Judy officiating. Burial will follow in the Mock Addition of the North Webster Cemetery.
Memorial bequest may be given to American Heart Association, 6100 W. 96th St., Indianapolis, IN 46278 or Lakeland Kiwanis (Riley Children’s Fund), P.O. Box 138, North Webster, IN 46555 – 0138. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.