IRON MOUNTAIN, MI. - Christine Scott Kallal, 63, of Iron Mountain, passed away on August 1, 2013 at her home.
Chris was born on November 21, 1949 in Springfield, Illinois to Robert Scott and Margaret Scott Anderson. She graduated from Springfield High School in 1967 and attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. She married Thomas Kallal in 1970 and recently celebrated their 43rd anniversary. They moved to Iron Mountain in 1978. She worked at Bay Title & Abstract for nearly 30 years, during which she completed her education and earned a B.A. in History and Business Administration from Northern Michigan University. She was a longtime member and served as a deacon of the First Presbyterian Church. She loved quilting, gardening, cooking, and traveling with her family and visiting her children.
Chris is survived by her mother Margaret, of Miami, Florida; husband Tom, of Iron Mountain; three daughters, Amy Kallal (Gregory Keyes) of New York, New York, Lara Kallal (Adam Hartigan) of Hoboken, New Jersey, and Kate Kallal (Brian Rudd) of Ithaca, New York; a sister Madeline (Dwayne) Beatty of Miami, Florida; one grandson Elliot David Rudd; many nieces and nephews and friends, including special friend Linnea Marchetti.
The funeral will be held on Saturday, August 24 at the First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford with Reverend Michael March officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (CST), with a memorial service at 12:00 p.m. (CST) and luncheon to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to OSF Home Care Services, Escanaba.
Condolences may be expressed to the family of Christine Kallal online at ernashfuneralhomes .com
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.