Christine Barbara Back, 82, of Maryville, Illinois, formerly of Hazelwood and Baden, Missouri passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Liberty Village in Maryville.
Christine was born on October 25, 1935 in St. Louis, Missouri; the daughter of the late Stanislaus and Frances (Koralewski) Obremski. Christine was a product shipping clerk at Duke Manufacturing. Christine devoted her life to raising her family and enjoyed the many special times they shared together.
Christine is survived by and will be missed by her husband; John Ronald Back, whom she married on August 1, 1953; her children; Janet (Rich) Stephens of St. Louis, Missouri, Sandra (Greg) Schroeder of Glen Carbon, Illinois, Ronald (Lori) Back of St. Louis, Missouri, Robert Back of St. Louis, Missouri; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Christine was preceded in death by her sisters; Rosalie Obremski, Frances Obremski; her brother, Michael Obremski.
In celebration of Christine’s life, a private memorial gathering will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road in Glen Carbon. Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in St. Louis. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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