Christine Elaine Love, age 51, was born into eternal life on Monday, November 28, 2016 surrounded by loved ones. Christine was born on March 25, 1965 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Edward and Diana Lyon. She attended high school in Marshall, MI. Christine traveled until she found her final home in Verona, WI. She loved her job as a teacher’s assistant at Sugar Creek Elementary. Christine enjoyed birds, her dogs Goosie, Grrr, and Rain, and especially time with the people she loved. Christine was a strong woman who survived the odds even when they were against her and left an impact on every life she touched.

Christine is survived by her partner Kristin Klemme; children, Courtney (Eric) Hess and Eugene Mears; siblings, Patricia Mundey and Kenneth (Lisa) Lyon. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law Chad Mundey.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, December 9, 2016 at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 220 Enterprise Drive, Verona. A visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until time of service on Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit: www.ryanfuneralservice.com