Christena Pobst

Thursday, July 7, 2005

ORAN, Mo. -- Christena Marie Pobst, 86, of Oran died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born July 25, 1918, at Oran, daughter of Joseph and Mary Gosche Hahn. She and Louis M. Pobst were married April 22, 1941. He died Aug. 26, 2000.

Mrs. Pobst was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church at Oran, St. Ann Sodality, Knights of Columbus Council 4311, K.C.'ettes, and Oran Senior Citizens.

Survivors include two sons, Vernon and Andrew Pobst of Oran; five daughters, Barbara Freed of Advance, Mo., Sharon Phillips of Downey, Calif., Brenda Swain of Chaffee, Mo., Glenda Owen of Richmond, Mo., and Mary Wright of St. Charles, Mo.; a brother, Herbert Hahn of Oran; 21 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers.

Friends may call from 8 to 9:40 a.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Guardian Angel Catholic Church. The Rev. John Harth will officiate. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Catholic Cemetery.