ORAN - Christena Marie Pobst, 86, died at 2:45 p.m. July 5, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.
Born July 25, 1918, in Oran to the late Joseph and Mary Gosche Hahn, she was a homemaker. A member of the Guardian Angel Catholic Church at Oran, she belonged to the St. Ann Sodality, KC'ettes and the Oran Senior Citizens.
On April 22, 1941, she married Louis M. Pobst, who preceded her in death on Aug. 26, 2000.
Also three brothers preceded her in death.
Survivors include: two sons, Vernon Pobst and Andrew Pobst of Oran; five daughters, Barbara Freed of Advance, Sharon Phillips of Bowney, Calif., Brenda Swain of Chaffee, Glenda Owen of Richmond and Mary Wright of St. Charles; one brother, Herbert Hahn of Oran; and 21 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. today at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran where parish prayers will be recited at 7:30 p.m. followed by a Knights of Columbus prayer service.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at the Guardian Angel Catholic Church with the Rev. John Harth officiating.
Burial will follow in the Guardian Angel Cemetery at Oran.