Christine (Chris) Kincaid, 87, Mandan, was called home to be with her Savior Jesus on January 21, 2015.
Services will be held at 2 pm on Monday, January 26, 2015 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 904 8th Ave. SE, Mandan, ND with Rev. Ryan Wolfe officiating. Burial will take place at Mandan Union Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 pm on Sunday, January 25 at Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan, and continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.
Chris was born August 25, 1927 to Christ & Elizabeth (Keim) Markos. She grew up in the Fargo area and moved to Bismarck in her teens. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1945. After high school Chris worked for the local telephone company and MDU as a bookkeeper. She proudly worked for Kist Livestock for 51 years from 1956 to 2007. She married Melbourne Kincaid on December 25, 1947. After a few temporary moves to Seattle, WA and Kalispell, MT they made their residence west of Mandan in 1954. They enjoyed spending time with their four children, taking them camping, fishing, trips to visit family in Kalispell, MT, and spending time with extended family. She was a seven year lung cancer survivor. Her focus on life was faith in the Lord and her family. She enjoyed following her children and grandchildren in their many sporting events and activities. Chris loved gardening, playing pinochle, shaking dice, bowling, crafts, sewing, putting puzzles together, and being surrounded by her family. She was a long time member of Redeemer Lutheran Church where she was a leader in Buckaroos, Pioneers, and other church functions. Chris will be remembered being a patient and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend who always put others first.
Chris will be dearly missed by her children, Gary (Pat) Kincaid, Wade (Birdie) Kincaid, Dianne (Richard) Knell, and Rhonda (Perrie) Schafer, all of Mandan; her grandchildren and great grandchildren, Ben Kincaid, Jake (Samantha) Kincaid (baby Kincaid due in May), Ken (Sara) Kincaid (Allie & Reed), Chad Kincaid (CayLee & Cadence Obenauer), Andy Kincaid (friend Maria Bianco), Blaine (Breanne) Kincaid (Bella & Beauen), Michael (Melissa) Knell (Dylan & Ryan), Matthew Knell (friend Lisa Brisben) (Kylie Knell & Colton Justice), Mark Knell, Tyler (Jane) Schafer (Maxwell & Melbourne), and Lindsey (Lance) Hauser (Jameson & Chase); her sister, Angie Fopp; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Chris was preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband, Mel, in 1990; sister, Cleo Koch; brothers-in-law, Albert Fopp and Tony Koch.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages the public to send memorials to Redeemer Lutheran Church or the Bismarck Cancer Center.