April 10, 1931 - May 17, 2020
Christine Niekamp of Waco, Texas, was born April 10, 1931, and passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 22, at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 21, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home.
She was a loving mother and grandmother who taught her children to respect others and instilled an appreciation of history and a love of art, music, and classic movies.
Christine was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Raymond; parents, Virgil and Helen Perdichi; and sisters, Angela Vanston and Mary Virginia Perdichi Keller.
Survivors include daughter, Ann Darr and husband, Frank, of Round Rock; sons, John Niekamp of Cedar Park and Virgil Niekamp of Ft. Worth; daughter, Cathy Niekamp of Waco; grandchildren, Kristen Niekamp, Ryan Niekamp, Kari Darr, and Lori Darr; brother, John Perdichi of Waco; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials to The Art Guild of Central Texas, P.O. Box 23994, Waco TX 76702.
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