Christine M. Mayer, 92, of Medford, passed away peacefully on Thursday September 21, 2017 at Aspirus Care and Rehab in Medford.
Christine was born October 24, 1924 in Medford to Louis and Catherine (Fuchs) Erl. She is a 1942 graduate of Medford Sr. High. She married George F. Mayer at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford on October 7, 1944, George preceded her in death on April 19, 1997.
Christine is survived by her Son: Bob (Jane) Mayer of Greenville, SC, Daughter in Law Patricia Mayer of Medford, Grandchildren: Melissa Mayer of Northbrook, IL, David Mayer of Bayside, and Brian (Kai Young) Mayer of San Francisco, CA.
She is further preceded in death by her Parents, Son Richard Mayer, Granddaughter Kristin Mayer McGee, one Sister and six Brothers.
Christine served as the Postmaster in Chelsea, and also was a homemaker and farmer.
Christine loved to spend time in her garden, and was very talented at knitting, crocheting and sewing. She enjoyed baking cakes for weddings and other special family events, and made delicious brownies. She had a passion for polka music and dancing. Most of all, she loved her family, especially her grandchildren.
She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and lifelong member of Assumption Catholic Church in Chelsea.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday September 23, 2017 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Father Phil Juza will officiate. Burial will follow in Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Holy Rosary Church on Saturday from 9:30 AM until the time of Mass at 11:00 AMMemorial donations in honor of Christine can be given to Hermitage Monastery – www.carmelitehermits.org, The Alzheimer’s Foundation, or to Holy Rosary Catholic Church for masses.
Hemer Funeral Home of Medford and Rib Lake is honored to be entrusted with arrangements. Online condolence can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com