Christine Janice Wysong Shawver, 69, of New Buffalo, MI passed away peacefully after a tough fight with cancer on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville, MI. Her three loving daughters were at her side. A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 11AM at Water’s Edge Methodist Church, 18732 Harbor Country Dr., New Buffalo, MI with Pastor Kellas D. Penny officiating. Those who wish to leave a condolence online may do so at www.purelycremations.com.
Christine was born September 9, 1948 in Rockford, IL to Howard and Shirley (Robinson) Wysong. After graduating from William A. Wort High School in Gary, IN in 1966, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at Indiana University in 1970. In April of 1972, Christine married the love of her life, Donald Shawver, in Gary, IN. She worked as a same day surgery nurse at LaPorte Hospital where she was known and admired by everyone for her amazing and caring nursing skills. In her spare time, Christine enjoyed crafting, painting, driving her golf card around the neighborhood and watching the many birds and deer in her yard every day. Christine’s favorite times however, were spent with her beloved daughters, their families and going out to dinner.
Christine is survived by her daughters, Donielle (Mike) Sites and Tracy Gean both of Stevensville and Shannon Shawver of New Buffalo; three grandchildren, Tyler Sites, Madison Gean and Sierra Sheeler and two step-grandchildren, Kelsey and McKayla Sites.
She was preceded by her parents, Howard and Shirley and husband, Donald.
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