Christina Lee Bunten
January 2, 1957 – May 1, 2020
Christina Lee Bunten was born in Sacramento, California on January 2, 1957. She was 63 years old and lived in Gresham, Oregon. Christina’s nickname was “Chrissy”. Chrissy was daddy’s little girl and she was the oldest of five siblings, all of whom were girls. She was the greatest friend to her sisters.
Chrissy attended college in Utah and was in the same church ward as the Osmond family. Chrissy had a big crush on Jay.
In 1981 she met her sole mate “Whatever Joe”. Chrissy was a loving and caring mother to her wonderful sons Brian and Donald. She enjoyed cooking and she especially loved the holidays. Chrissy enjoyed spending time with the family and watching reality TV shows. She was a great listener and would end her phone calls with” mmmm bye”. Chrissy thought of others before herself and she was always there if you needed any help. Many friends and family have stated that she had a big heart.
Chrissy worked for Eve’s Restaurant at Fred Myers for many years and transferred to the department store to work when Eve’s closed. Chrissy retired after 28 years.
Chrissy passed away on the anniversary date of her father’s death 23 years prior. We beliveve Pappa came and took his little girl home.
Christina’s parents, Donald Ray Berryhill and Patricia Lee Berryhill have both passed.
Christina is survived by her loving husband Joseph Bunten, sons Brian Bunten and Donald Bunten along with her four sisters Sheri Brooks, Catherine Koenig, Deborah Berryhill and Danyel Schlaht.
There will be a small viewing on May 8th between 3 and 5 pm at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home in Gresham, Oregon.
The family will have a celebration of life in a few months.
Private interment will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon.
Friday, May 8, 2020