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Fay A (Johnston) Christlieb

December 7, 1932 ~ June 26, 2020 (age 87)


Fay A Christlieb – 87, died Friday June 26, 2020 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

She was born on December 7, 1932 to Nelson C. and Minnie A. (Stuller) Johnston.

She was Salutatorian of the 1951 graduating class of Waterloo High School.

Fay worked many years in the restaurant business including 2 ½ years managing a restaurant in Camden Michigan. She was also a billing clerk for North American Van Lines for 13 ½ years before retiring in 1996.

She was a member of the former Butler Assembly of God Church.

She loved to crochet and show horses. She enjoyed traveling with the Rodeo, Draft Horse Pulling and Showing.

Fay married Dallas L Christlieb on March 1, 1959 in Waterloo and he died September 27, 2005.

She is survived by a son and daughter, Dallas L Christlieb Jr. of Butler and Sally A Christlieb of St. Joe; 4 grandchildren, Dennis C Russell, Kyle N Fike, Justin (Melissa) Fowler and Bradley Fowler; granddaughter –in-law, Abby McGuire; 9 great grandchildren; 1 brother and 2 sisters, Harold J Johnston of Auburn, Alice Marie Holmes of Auburn and Beverly j Jones of Fort Wayne and several nieces and nephews and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandson, Clint McGuire, 3 sisters, Nancy L Sizemore, Deloris M. Johnston, Betty Lou Beckwith and a brother Jack D. Johnston

Services will be 11 am Wednesday July 1, 2020 at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 875 South Wayne Street, Waterloo, IN 46793 with burial to follow in Fairfield Cemetery, Corunna. Calling is 4 to 7 Tuesday at the funeral home. Preferred memorials are to the Family c/o Dallas L Christlieb Jr. To send condolences visit

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June 30, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Waterloo
875 South Wayne Street
Waterloo, Indiana 46793

Funeral Service
July 1, 2020

11:00 AM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Waterloo
875 South Wayne Street
Waterloo, Indiana 46793

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