Christine (Chris) Marie Carlson
March 29, 1947 - July 25, 2013
Christine (Chris) Marie Carlson, 66, born in Yakima, WA on March 29, 1947, died peacefully at her home in Renton, WA on July 25, 2013 after a year long battle with cancer. She is survived by her son, Lee Carlson and daughter, Natalie Carlson. The loving grandmother of five grandchildren, Chris will always be remembered for her kindness and generosity. A devoted daughter to her mother and father, Jeanine Lamb and Robert Dittmar, Chris was the eldest of five children. She is survived by her three brothers, Tom, Dan and Michael Dittmar and her loving sister, Michele Belcher. She will be missed by her friends and colleagues for her intelligence, loyalty and sense of humor. She graduated valedictorian of her class at Central Catholic High School in Yakima, WA in 1965 and attended Seattle University earning the highest marks. She had just recently retired as the Purchasing Manager from Rottler Manufacturing where she worked for 35 years.