Kristine M. (Schwaller) PogueOctober 6, 1968 ~ April 4, 2017 (age 48)
Kristine Marie Pogue, 48, died April 4th, 2017, in Simi Valley, CA, from complications associated with ovarian cancer. She was born October 6, 1968, to Harriet (Rauch) and Kenneth Schwaller, long-time residents of Monroe (both alive) and is survived by sister Cynthia Gaeth, Casevill, MI (Mark, former residents of Decatur) and brother Thomas Schwaller (Julie; residents of rural Monroe) and her in-laws Bill and Margaret (Rickord) Pogue of Decatur and was preceded in death by John Schwaller (brother).
She married Michael Pogue on June 17th, 1989, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Decatur, IN, and is survived by Mike and daughters Caitlen, Lauren and Jordan, all residents of Simi Valley, CA. She was a member of St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in Simi Valley. She graduated from IU-Bloomington in 1992 with a B.S. in Business/Accounting.
Kris was a long time resident of Decatur, and worked at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church (Development Director) and Fleetwood Motor Homes. She coached girls’ basketball at St. Joseph Catholic School for several years and served on the Decatur Parks and Rec Board until her move to CO in 2006. She moved with her family to CA in 2011 and continued working as an accountant for software firm Clientel for nearly a year after moving and until her illness caused her to stop.
Kris’ family is greatly appreciative for the tremendous care and treatment provided by Cedars-Sinai Hospital and the Samuel Oschin Cancer Center, in particular Dr. Ilana Cass. Roze Room Hospice provided care loving care in her final weeks.
Visitation will be from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, with a reciting of the Holy Rosary at 4:00 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 10, 2017 at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, with visitation 1 hour prior from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. in the St. Mary's Parish Hall. Officiating will be Father Bob J. Lengerich and burial will take place in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St.Vincent de Paul Society (Decatur), Masses, St. Mary's Building on Our Heritage, or MyLifeLine.org (CO based, free website for cancer patients).