Christina Alice Leaf, 84, passed away Monday, May 2, 2022 at River Glenn Assisted Living in St. Charles, Illinois.

Christina was born in Madison on July 24, 1937 to Victor and Louisa (Mueller) Steiner. She attended Mazomanie High School. Following High School, she worked for Graber’s in Middleton and lived with her sister Margaret Offerdahl. She met Robert Leaf at the Echo Tap in Madison. They married Oct. 17, 1964 celebrating 42 years of marriage before Robert passed on April 22, 2007.

Christina and Robert raised their family in Waterford on the banks of the Fox River. Together they enjoyed entertaining friends and family, and their close neighbors who were like family. Christina enjoyed fishing, snowmobiling, boating, dancing, bowling, gardening and her cats and dogs. Retirement eventually took them to Tomahawk, Montello, Prairie du Sac, Spring Green and later to St. Charles, Illinois to be close to family. Christina was a former member of the Montello Red Hatters and a member of the Wisconsin Lutheran Churchs in the communities she resided in.

Christina is survived by her daughter, Diane “Holly” (Drew) Miller and their daughter, Lindsay; Robert’s children, Bobbi Jean (Leonard) Evans, Steve (Connie) Leaf, Mike (Patti) Leaf and a daughter in-law, Rita Leaf. She is further survived by Robert’s grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by Robert’s son, Gary; Robert’s grandchildren, Walter Dean Leaf, Scott Oliver, Stephanie Oliver, and Staci Leaf Running; and her siblings, Victor Steiner, Margaret Offerdahl, Bob Steiner, Al Steiner, and Bernice Bryant.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at Hooverson Funeral Home, 251 Water St., Sauk City. A visitation will be held from noon until the time of service. Interment will be held in the Mazomanie Cemetery.

Christina’s family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the caregivers at River Glenn Assisted Living, Solace Hospice, and to the staff at Cancer Center at Delnor Northwestern Hospital in Geneva, Illinois and to their friends and family for their prayers, thoughts and support.

A memorial will be established in Christina’s name.

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