CHESTER - Christine Ann (Eggleston) Job, 50, of New Richmond, Wis., died in her sleep of apparent natural causes at her home in New Richmond, Wis., on Wednesday, May 4, 2005.
A viewing for family and friends was held in Wisconsin prior to cremation. It was Chris' wish to be buried in the Fritz family plot at the Chester Cemetery in Chester.
A memorial Mass is planned for 2 p.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chester. Burial of ashes will follow.
Chris was born May 25, 1954, at Havre to William and Lillian (Fritz) Eggleston. Chris grew up and received her formal education in Billings, where she graduated from Billings Central Catholic High School in 1972. She excelled in track and field events, setting school records and receiving many awards in the 440 sprints.
In the years that followed, Chris attended the Sheridan Community College in Sheridan, Wyo. She studied welding and mine maintenance engineering. She became a certified welder in 1980.
Chris married Jeffrey T. Job on Feb. 22, 1980, in Sheridan. They traveled and worked in the mining industry for several years. The Jobs lived in Wisconsin for the past 13 years, where Chris worked as a nursing assistant.
Chris loved to spend time with her family and friends. As a hobby, she collected Pillsbury "dough-boy" memorabilia.
Chris suffered from medical problems for the past 20 years.
Chris was preceded in death by her grandparents and her father.
Survivors include her husband of 25 years, Jeff Job of New Richmond; daughter, Carissa (Ryan) Johnson, stationed in the U.S. Army at Babenhausen, Germany; son, Matthew Job of New Richmond; mother, Lillian Eggleston of Phoenix, Ariz.; brothers, Tim and Joe Eggleston, both of Phoenix; pet cat, "Muffin"; and a host of other relatives, including the Fritz families in the Chester community.
Arrangements by Rockman Funeral Chapel, Chester.