Christina Marie Bunch “Chrisypoo”, 45, of La Grande, passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at her residence. A Celebration of Life will be held in the Community Center at the La Grande Retirement Apartments, 1612 7th Street, La Grande on Saturday, January 5th at 2:00pm.
Chris was born on April 13, 1973 in Sacramento, California to John and Janet (Wood) Bunch. She resided in Sacramento, CA; Chico, CA; Orland, CA; Durham, CA and La Grande, OR for the past 30 years. She attended grade school in Orland, CA, middle school in Durham, CA and graduated from La Grande High School.
Chris was employed as a CNA with the La Grande Post Acute Rehabilitation Center for 17 years. She enjoyed crochet making and was a natural at puzzles. She loved cooking, reading, watching scary movies and had a passion for spending time with the elderly. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and those that knew Chris best will always remember her smile and laugh, extremely contagious and straight from her heart. Chris had many aunts and uncles that she loved dearly and also enjoyed all of her nieces, nephews and cousins. Chris had many dear friends that she considered family.
Chris is survived by her parents, John and step-mother, Linda Bunch of La Grande, OR; brother, Robert Bunch (Joey) of Salem, OR; half- brother, Jake Bunch (Shanna) of Boise, ID; step-sister, Tanya Hoebel of Paradise, CA; and step-brother, Jeff Hoebel (Amanda) of Arbuckle, CA. She was preceded in death by her mother, Janet Wood, step-brother Jason Hoebel and grandparents; Fred and Idella (Granny) Bunch and Frank and Marie Wood.