1957 - May 21, 2012
Lynn Denise Christ was born July 10, 1957, in Leavenworth, Kan., the daughter of Daniel A. and Lucy (Smith) Christ.
The Christ family moved to Lompoc, Calif., when Lynn was 2 and she grew up and attended school there graduating from Cabrillo High School.
Lynn then attended the North Dakota State School of Science in Wahpeton, N.D., for one year. She later attended dental hygienist school in Rangely.
She married James A. Vikse on Aug. 15, 1981, in Mandan, N.D.
They made their home in Craig, and became the parents of four children.
Lynn was a homemaker and also worked as a dental hygienist for various dentists in Craig.
She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church and enjoyed latch hooking, camping, visiting with family and was an avid Colorado Rockies fan.
Lynn died Monday, May 21, 2012, at Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehabilitation Center following a lengthy illness. She was 54.
Lynn is survived by her husband James Vikse, of Craig; sons Loren Vikse, of Craig, and Ben, his wife April Vikse, and daughter Nevaeh, of Alamosa; father Daniel Christ, of Bismarck, N.D.; and her sisters Jean King, of Bismarck, N.D., and Rae Christ, of Omaha, Neb.
Lynn was preceded in death by her mother Lucy, daughter Amy Michelle and son Clark.
Funeral services were Friday, May 25, 2012, at Faith Lutheran Church with Pastor John Turner officiating. Concluding services and interment will be in Pollock, S.D. Memorial donations may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, Pollock Lutheran Church or United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation in care of Grant Mortuary.