Christine L. Hance, age 86, of rural Stockton, passed away Friday, February 18, 2011 at her home. She was born August 29, 1924 in Rooks County, Kansas the daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Mildred Lela (Waters) Smith.
She was a graduate of Webster High School. On December 6, 1940 she married Raymond Leroy Hance in Rooks County. Mrs. Hance was a homemaker and worked on the family farm all her adult life.
Survivors include her daughters Lorraine Newell of Stockton, Lyndal Fetterolf of Rockport, Texas; sons Steve Hance of Stockton, John and wife Darlene Hance of Stockton; brother Benjamin Smith of McKenleyville, California; 10 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Raymond on December 4, 1994 and a son Charles.
Cremation is planned and services will be at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rooks County Health Office and may be sent in care of the Smith-Moore-Overlease Funeral Home, 723 N. First, Stockton, Kansas 67669. Condolences may be sent to the family on our send your condolences link.
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