Christine Weisz, 99, formerly of Rhame and Bowman, N.D., passed away on March 6, 2016 at the Western Horizons Care Center in Hettinger.
Funeral Services for Christine were held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at the Bowman Lutheran Church. Pastor Mark Nygard officiated with burial to follow in the Bowman Cemetery.
Christine Wolberg was born in New England, N.D., on September 21, 1916, the daughter of Jacob and Louise (Reister) Wolberg. She attended school in New England and Amidon.
Christine received her teaching certificate from Dickinson State Teachers College.
Christine married Archie Hansen in June of 1945. After their marriage they made their home a ranch near Rhame, N.D. Archie died in 1947 and Christine moved to Bowman and taught in the elementary grades until January 1955 when she married Oscar E. Weisz.
After their marriage they made their home in Medora, N.D., until 1957 when they moved back to the ranch northwest of Rhame.
Christine taught in Rhame, until 1972. Teaching was her joy. She and Oscar moved to Bowman in the fall on 2002 enjoying their time at Sunrise Village Assisted Living. Oscar died in May of 2007 and Christine remained at Sunrise Village until June of 2013 when she moved to Western Horizons Care Center in Hettinger.
Christine loved the visits from her past students and friends; she kept her days busy with activities at the home, her newspaper and the news on CNN. She was a member of Rhame and Bowman Lutheran Churches, the Rhame American Legion Auxiliary and the ND retired teachers association.
She is survived by her nephews; Howard “Pete” (Randa) Peterson, Gary (Cynthia) Wolberg, nieces; Marilyn (Dick) Keating, Sharon Kay (Gene) Kalina, Joan (Charley) Ehrhardt, Rita Wolberg (Fred Roe), Jerilyn (Harvey) Bieber and Janice (Chuck) DeFoe.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Archie and Oscar, parents Jacob and Louise Wolberg, brother Gust Wolberg, sister, Pauline Peterson and nephews, Larry Wolberg, Keith Wolberg and Barry Peterson. Krebsbach and Kulseth Funeral Services of Bowman in charge of the arrangements.