Christina Lynch Hilgenberg, 84, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, died August 9, 2016, in American Fork, Utah. Born December 18,1931 in the Bronx, New York to Daniel and Florence Gaerth Lynch. She married Eugene Raymond Hilgenberg on May 28,1954 in the Bronx, New York. The marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Chris was blessed with a generous spirit and a love for family, which she cultivated throughout her life. Always aware of those who needed extra care, she opened her home and heart to various extended family members in their times of need. She leaves her family a legacy and example of compassionate service.
Chris was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served in various capacities in Relief Society and Primary. She was an enthusiastic genealogist, intent upon offering her ancestors temple blessings she held dear. Her family envisions a sweet reunion between Chris and long lost loved ones.
Chris was a valued employee and a hard worker. She was employed for many years by various doctors within the community who benefited from her impeccable attention to detail and strong work ethic.
Christina is survived by her husband, one son Daniel (Lynette), four daughters: Lori Murdock, Patricia (Paul) Fjeldsted, Carol (Jan) Carlson, Jeanne (Mark) VanWagoner, twenty grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren, and two sisters: Margaret Kiley and Florence Miraglia. Preceded in death by a daughter, Christine, three brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 11:00 am in the American Fork 21st Ward, 270 North 900 East. A viewing will be Friday from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Anderson and Sons Mortuary, 49 East 100 North, American Fork, and Saturday at the church from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Burial in the American Fork Cemetery will follow services. Please share a memory of Christina at andersonmortuary.com
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