Wilbur I. “Chris” Christopher, Jr. | Obituary - Republic-Times | News

Wilbur I. “Chris” Christopher, Jr. | Obituary

By on November 16, 2018 at 4:19 pm

Wilbur I. “Chris” Christopher, Jr., 96, of Waterloo, IL, died November 14, 2018, in Waterloo, IL. He was born August 12, 1922, in St. Louis, MO.

He is survived by his children Nancy Diane (Tim Morrison) Christopher, Mark Stephen (Catherine) Christopher, & Brian Thomas (Tina) Christopher; 3 grandchildren Coral, Bethany, & Anna Christopher; sister Aline (Jim) Lynch; best friend Roseann Duffy; nieces; nephews; & cousins.

Wilbur is preceded in death by his parents Wilbur I. Sr, & Florence Isabel (nee Sanguinet) Christopher, wife Anna Estelle (nee Riley) Christopher, 2 sisters Florence Lucile Dernoncourt, Alice Kotler, & brother Robert Marshall.

His career was in health care management both through Hospital administration, teaching Hospital administration at both St. Louis University and Washington University, and as a nationally known consultant in the field.  His life time reflects upon 2 published text books, and over 150 published articles on the subject. He was a pioneer in the field of extended teaching through lectures on a variety of subjects pertaining to health care institutional management. 

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 

SS Peter & Paul School building program or Waterloo Lion’s Club

Republic-Times

The Republic-Times has been Monroe County's hometown newspaper for 126 years. Serving Columbia, Waterloo, Valmeyer, Hecker and every town in between, we strive to provide the news that matters most to you in the timeliest manner possible. For more information on subscribing to the Republic-Times, call 939-3814 or visit the "Subscribe" page on this website.