my sister-in-law. She lived
with her longtime boyfriend Don Kechely in
Chris came into this world on December 25, probably the worst day of the year to be born. I often said that there should be a law against babies being born on Christmas.
Her remains were laid to rest alongside her husband at Montana Veterans Cemetery, Missoula.
She is survived by her mother Rachel Lenore Brinton, her sister Cynthia Landon Vautier, and a nephew and niece, Gabriel Ross Cofield and Fiona Cofield.
In this photo taken about 1951, Criss is sitting in her father's lap, Frank Rudie, next to her older sister Cynthia Rudie.