Alice Ruth (Winterbower) Christiansen

Alice Ruth (Winterbower) Christiansen, 79, Spring- field, passed away in her home, on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Christiansen was born on July 23, 1939, in Mexico, Mo., to Clarence A. and Mary A. (Bell) Win- terbower.
On Dec. 22, 1962, she married Dr. Peter William “Bill” Christian- sen, and they spent their adult life in Golden City while raising their family. Bill preceded her in death on Oct. 18, 2010.
Upon retirement they moved to their farm in Miller, where she en- joyed birdwatching and the beauty of nature.
She is survived by two sons, Edgar Christiansen and his wife Betty, and Eric Christiansen and his wife Ramona; three grandchildren, Caleb Christiansen, Matthew Hudson, and Michael Hudson; three great- grandchildren; a brother, Sam Winterbower and his wife Fern; and a sister, Hannah Qualls.
In addition to her husband Bill, she was preceded in death by siblings Lola, William, Robert, and Daniel. Services were at Meadors Funeral Home in Re- public, with visitation from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2019, and Funeral was at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Interment followed at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Clever. Those who wish may contribute in her memory to Habitat for Humanity at Family and friends may share online condolences at


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