Christina J. Hill April 19, 1926 - Aug. 15, 2017

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Harvard resident, Christina J. Hill, 91, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 15, at the Harvard Rest Haven in Harvard. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at Zion Lutheran Church in Clay Center with Rev. Rob Garton officiating. Interment followed at the Clay Center Cemetery. Visitation was Thursday, from 1–8 p.m., at McLaughlin Funeral Chapel in Clay Center. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to be designated later. Condolences may be left at www.mclaughlinchapel.com. Christina J. Hill was born April 19, 1926, in Hildreth to Jacob “Jake” and Tillie (De-Jonge) Rewerts. On Sept. 16, 1947, she married Clifford W. Hill in Franklin. She was employed as a homemaker, daycare provider, at Crossroads Café and Twin Oaks Motel all in Clay Center. Christina enjoyed being a grandma for 49 years. Grandchildren made her most proud and she always looked forward to their visits. Christina also loved working in her flower beds and had a natural talent for creating flower gardens for everyone to enjoy. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Clay Center and the Clay Center American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her children, Lila (Jerry) Herman of Geneva; Susan (Delbert) Alspaugh of Lincoln; Ronald Hill of Lincoln; Melody Hill of Hastings; grandchildren, Jeff, Corey, Kimberly, Luke, Emily and Lance; numerous great-grandchildren and sister, Alice Schnuerle of Clay Center. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clifford; son, Vernon; and brothers, William and Lawrence.

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