Christine Scott Kallal
IRON MOUNTAIN – Christine Scott Kallal, 63, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Aug. 1, 2013 at her home.
Chris was born on Nov. 21, 1949 in Springfield, Ill., to Robert Scott and Margaret Scott Anderson. She graduated from Springfield High School in 1967 and attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
She married Thomas Kallal in 1970 and the couple recently celebrated their 43rd anniversary. They moved to Iron Mountain in 1978. Chris worked at Bay Title & Abstract for nearly 30 years, during which time she completed her education and earned a Bachelor of Arts in history and business administration from Northern Michigan University. She was a longtime member and served as a deacon of the First Presbyterian Church. She loved quilting, gardening, cooking, traveling with her family and visiting her children.
Chris is survived by her mother, Margaret of Miami, Fla.; husband, Tom of Iron Mountain; three daughters, Amy Kallal (Gregory Keyes) of New York, N.Y., Lara Kallal of Hoboken, N.J., and Kate Kallal (Brian Rudd) of Ithaca, N.Y.; a sister, Madeline (Dwayne) Beatty of Miami; one grandson, Elliot David Rudd; many nieces, nephews and friends, including special friend Linnea Marchetti.
The funeral will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24 at First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford, with Reverend Michael March officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., with a memorial service at 12 p.m., and a luncheon to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to OSF Home Care Services, Escanaba.
Condolences may be expressed to the family of Christine Kallal online at www.ernashfuneralhomes.com.
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.