Christine Nitz-Pairrett


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Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 6:28 pm
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Christine "Chris" Nitz-Pairrett, 53, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Oct. 28, 2012, in Arizona.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Erie. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Chris was born Dec. 30, 1958, in Moline, the daughter of George Nitz and Maxine Johnson. She has made Arizona her home for the past 30 years. Chris was a homemaker, dedicating her time to her family and extensive volunteering. She enjoyed volunteer work for many organizations including various cancer benefits.
Chris is survived by her husband, John Pairrett, Arizona; sons, Travis Adams, Arizona, Kyle Morris, Kentucky; daughter, Kelly Morris, Arizona; stepchildren, John Pairrett, Missouri, Terry Pairrett, Arizona, Brian Pairrett, Arizona, Allan Pairrett, Iowa, Trent Pairrett, Iowa, Adam Pairrett, Iowa, Christopher Arnald, Illinois; siblings, Cathy (Craig) Wolever, Moline, Mark (Kelly) Nitz, Erie, Doug Nitz, Erie; and a number of grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her grandparents; parents; son, David Adams; and nephew, Cody Nitz.
Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonbodefh.com.












 



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