Calvin Christy


July 28, 2015 - 12:00 AM

Calvin C. Christy, 87, Le Roy, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Windsor Place in Iola.
Calvin Curtis Christy, the son of Daniel Phillip and Emma Faye Lingenfelter Christy, was born Feb. 3, 1928, near Burlington. He graduated from Le Roy High School in 1945.
On Aug. 8, 1948, he married Virginia Norene Gregersen at the First Christian Church, Le Roy.
Surviving members of the family include his wife; two sons, Richard Christy (Karen), Osage City, and Randall K. Christy, Blanchard, Okla.; four daughters, Connie C. (Chris) Evans (Darryl), Pensacola, Fla.; Beverly F. Berram (Peter), Chadron, Neb., Deanna L. Twiford (John), Cheyenne, Wyo., and Cathy C. Fleming (Dale), Wiggins, Colo.; 20 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren.
Calvin was preceded in death by his parents: two sisters, Phyllis Storrer and Ruth Storrer; two brothers, Daniel Christy and Royce Christy; a daughter, Michelle K. Breuer; a grandson, Kevin J. Christy; and two great-grandchildren, Phillip G. McVay Schuttenburg and Addison N. Cook.
Over the years, Calvin farmed, worked at Home Oil Service Station and the high school a Le Roy; Allen County Hospital and Miller & Sons at Iola; and the Le Roy Co-op Association where he retired in 2005. He was previously a member of the Le Roy Volunteer Fire Department and the homecoming association.
His funeral service will be held at 10: 30 a.m. Saturday at the First Christian Church, Le Roy. Burial will follow at the Logue Cemetery. Bob Reazin will be officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Memorial contribution to the Le Roy/SCC Alumni Association for the purchase of flags and poles for the Le Roy Community Building may be sent in care of Van Arsdale Funeral Home or dropped off at the Citizens Bank, Le Roy.

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