Christine Oschman

January 10, 2024

Christine A. Oschman. Christine passed away peacefully at home in Downers Grove surrounded by her immediate family, Saturday January 6th, 2024, at the age of 66.  She endured a valiant fight against cancer for 7 years.  Born in Chicago January 12th, 1957, to Charles and Patricia (nee) Carroll Secord.  She was the loving wife of Robert for 43 years and proud mother of Gretchen.  She spent most of her last years as primary care giver to her granddaughter Sloane Ryan who she cherished. She is survived by her husband Robert, daughter Gretchen (Dan) Lewis, precious granddaughter Sloane Ryan, Mother Patricia (Wayne) Ziebell, sisters Caroline, Elizabeth (Mark), Brother-in-law Kurt (Tina) and many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. Predeceased by son Ryan, brother Kevin, and grandparents. She was an avid tennis player reaching the B doubles championship in her travel league with partners Kim and Melissa.  Christine was a fabulous cook and very passionate about her knitting and quilting.  She made dozens of sweaters and blankets for the children of family and friends. Finally, Christine was a true believer in God and dedicated member of All Saints Anglican Church in Bolingbrook, IL.  where she served as head of the alter guild and as senior warden. A private memorial service will be held. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sloane’s preschool, Belmont Bible School, 5430 Belmont Rd.  Downers Grove, Il 60515. Arrangements entrusted to Cappetta’s West Suburban Funeral Home, Downers Grove. For further information or to leave condolences contact westsuburbanfh.com or 630-852-8000

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