Homer resident Christine Marie "Chris" Hausotter died Monday, Nov. 9, 2009 from complications due to a protracted illness at the South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. She was 64.
A celebration of Christine's life will be held at a later date. For further information contact David Allen at 541-292-6495.
Ms. Hausotter was born April 15, 1945 to Eric and Hermina (Linsel) Sjodin in Oakland, Calif. She graduated from Big Bear High School in Big Bear, Calif. Ms. Hausotter moved to Anchorage in 1982 and had worked as a bartender for Al's Alaska Inn in Anchorage until 1986. She then began working for the Fireside Lounge in Anchorage until she retired in 1996. Ms. Hausotter then moved to Soldotna before moving to Homer in 2006. She was a member of the Alaska Bartenders Union and of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Jack Henry Post 1 in Anchorage. She enjoyed life, the outdoors, hunting and fishing.
"Chris touched many lives. She was best remembered for her spirit, sense of humor and her concern for others. She could always be counted on to help anyone in need. Those that became her friends knew she would always be ready to help in any way possible. Those that knew her best will remember her love for nature, butterflies and animals. Over the years she travelled, made friends wherever she went and left happy memories with the people she loved. She was a giving and caring person who loved many people and was loved in return. She was a very down to earth person who squeezed every drop out of life," wrote her family.
Ms. Hausotter was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her son, David W. Allen of Medford, Ore.; grandson, Jesse W. Allen of Post Falls, Idaho; and granddaughter, Savannah Marie Allen of Post Falls.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Christine's memory to the American Cancer Society, 1057 West Fireweed Lane, Suite 204, Anchorage, AK 99503.
Arrangements were made by Homer Funeral Home.
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