OBITUARY

Christine T. Eltzroth

September 18, 1927October 12, 2021

Christine Troxel Eltzroth (94) Christine T. Eltzroth, longtime resident of Hamilton County passed away peacefully in her sleep October 12, 2021, at the age of 94. She was born September 18, 1927 to the late Luther Troxel (1965) and Elizabeth (Payne) Troxel (1979) in Lagro, Indiana. She married Charles E Eltzroth on January 11, 1948 in Wabash, Indiana; he preceded her in death in 1997 and son Steven in 2005. Christine attended and graduated from Lagro High School, Wabash County, Indiana. She attended college at DePauw University, with a major in music. Once married, they welcomed son, Charles “Steven”, they lived in Windfall, Indiana and were active members of Windfall Methodist Church. Christine worked at Mast Furniture & Gifts, House of Meridian and Brooks Brothers when it opened in Indianapolis. Later in life, she enjoyed volunteering at Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, in the library and with seasonal events and luncheons. Most people know “Chris” was a card-writer and had beautiful script penmanship. She thought of every detail when putting together table settings, a gift or outfit. Survivors include granddaughter Kara (Ryan) Reiblich, great grand-children, Ryleigh K, Jordan J, nieces, nephews and friends that felt like family to her. We will especially miss visiting “GG Chris” with balloons. We would like to thank the kind and caring staff at Marquette Manor in Indianapolis, Indiana along with her longtime friends Darcy & Tom Voreis. “Grandma Chris” was celebrated at her 90th birthday party when she was able to enjoy herself, joyfully reflect on her life and talk with everyone who attended. A private service will be held while she is laid to rest alongside her parents and son. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: United Methodist Church 201 S. Independence St., Windfall, IN 46076 Christine played the piano during her years there. Second Presbyterian Church Attn: Library 7700 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46260 You are invited to visit the Leppert Funeral Home website: www.dignitymemorial.com where you may leave a personal message.

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Dawn Nisley

October 28, 2021

My dear Chris, what wonderful memories I have of you for the past 40 plus years. I can remember the first time I met you, you came into the beauty salon to get your haircut and we've been friends ever since. You were my dearest and most considerate friend. We did so many fun things together, getting lost in the Geist area not once, but twice. We vowed we wouldn't tell Steven since he drove that huge MayFlower semi all over the United States. He would always laugh at us. He would call me "Sis" and you would tell me I was the daughter you never had. I will always cherish that. The fun times we had attending the Bill Gaither's show one evening downtown or the luncheons we had at the Gaither's store in Alexandrea, IN or the Wicker Factory when we got lost in the country. Every year we would look forward to the horse show at Wild Air Farms. Thank you Chris for all the fun times, I will truly miss you.

Sidnam Allison

October 22, 2021

Our family loved Gramdma Chris! I will cherish the memories of her and my grandmother smiling and laughing during parties at all of us. You could always find the 2 of them sitting together. Sending all the love and hugs to Kara & family!

Cindy Curless Lambrecht

October 15, 2021

On behalf of the Curless family, (niece and nephew of our dear Aunt Christine), we send God's comforting blessings to the rest of her family members. She was a beautiful light and soul to all who knew her.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY