Elnora Frances Christian

January 14, 1930March 20, 2020

Elnora Frances Christian (York) 90, of Olathe, Kansas, died Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Olathe Medical Center.

The daughter of Joseph and Sarah York (Saltsider), was born January 14, 1930, in Macon County, Missouri. She married Robert Christian on October 23, 1948. Elnora was a long time resident of Brookfield, Missouri until moving to live with her daughter in Olathe, Kansas in 2001. She retired as a physician’s assistant and was a care giver to all her grandchildren at various times.

Elnora is survived by her daughter Charlotte Herring (Christian); Son Chuck Brobst and wife Renee; Grandchildren: Kelly Showalter (Herring) and boyfriend Nick Wright, Kathy Herring and fiancée Joel Jones, Kristen Brobst and husband Scott Smedile, Kelsey Pagel (Brobst) and husband Andrew; Great Grandchildren Jordan Williams (Herring) and husband James, Karly Showalter, Madeline Showalter and Ellie Boland; Great-great grandchildren: Cooper Williams and Emersyn Williams; brothers-in-law Dale Christian and wife Marilyn, Leslie Faulkner and Roy Wright and many nieces and nephews.

Elnora was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Sarah York; husband Robert Christian; sisters Wilma Podzimek and husband Francis, Bonnie Faulkner, and Peggy Wright; brothers Harvey, Eldon and Ole York; Sisters-in-law Willadean Sterling, Juanita Lambert and Venita Ray.

Funeral services are pending at this time.


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Elnora Frances Christian

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