Christine Lee Piper
Born: July 2, 1952
Died: August 4, 2018
Date: Friday, August 17 1:00 p.m.
Location: St. Ansgar United Methodist Church, St. Ansgar, Iowa
Date: August 17, 2018
Location: St. Ansgar Cemetery
St. Ansgar, Iowa – Christine Lee Piper passed away at her home in Rochester, Minnesota, on August 4, 2018. A memorial service will be held August 17, 2018 at St. Ansgar United Methodist Church in St. Ansgar at 1:00 p.m. with Martha Chancellor officiating. Burial will be at the St. Ansgar Cemetery.
Chris was born on July 2, 1952 in Mason City, IA, the daughter of Donald and Geraldine (Wright) Piper. The family lived in St. Ansgar and she graduated from St. Ansgar High School in 1970. She graduated from NIACC in business and moved to Iowa City, where she was a secretary in the Orthopedics department of University Hospitals. Chris was united in marriage to Jon Barry in 1981 and they were blessed with a daughter, Natalie and son, Sydney.
Chris loved spending time with her husband, daughter, son, and grandson, Piper. She was a special aunt to her nieces and nephews.
Chris is survived by her: husband, Jon, daughter, Natalie, son, Sydney, grandson, Piper, all of Rochester, MN; sisters Sue May of Stacyville and Carol (Gary) Dockum of Rock Falls; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Jodie and Mike Theobald of Iowa City; Aunt Brenda (Owen) Currier of Mason City; Uncle Jack Wright of California; cousins; and many good friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, and brother-in-law Harry May.