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Katie Christopher

Katie Michelle Christopher, 31, of Aurora, Colorado formerly of Preston, Maryland passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021, in Aurora.

Born on June 3, 1990, in Easton, Maryland, she was the daughter of Bonnie (Lahman) Johnson and the late Claude “Rusty” Christopher, II.

Katie attended Preston Elementary and graduated from Colonel Richardson High School with the Class of 2008.  She attended Pickens Technical College and graduated with an Associate of Applied Science degree as a Respiratory Therapist.  She was employed at Children’s Hospital Colorado for five years and was attending Western Governor’s University to achieve her bachelor’s degree for Science Business Administration.

She enjoyed spending time with her friends, cooking and loved all types of animals, especially her bulldog Loki.  Katie will truly be missed by all who knew her.

Katie is survived by her mother Bonnie Johnson and her husband Dennis; brother, Jared Lahman, and nephew Kalan Lahman (fiancé Brittany Anderson and her son Kyler); niece Riley Christopher; a very special dad Merrill E. Lahman (JR); boyfriend John Lucas and children Miles, Mia, and Dylan; Aunt Deborah Wilson; Uncle Jimmy Cheezum; best friends of 25 years Whittney Sherwood and Kristen Kraus; several cousins and a host of other friends.

Preceding her in death along with her father was her brother Jason Christopher and her maternal and paternal grandparents.

Katie’s love was true and meaningful, when she smiled her entire face smiled and it was contagious. She was truly one of a kind.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at the Preston Volunteer Fire Company, 3680 Choptank Road, Preston, MD  21655, beginning 1:00 p.m.  Rev.  Nevin Crouse will officiate.

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A candle was lit in memory of Katie Christopher

Lacy Savage Jan 16 2022 9:35 PM

I am so very sorry Bonnie! Sending so much love!!

Melissa Newcomb Nov 9 2021 12:00 AM

Bonnie, I am so sorry for your loss. May Katie Rest In Peace and God comfort you and your family through this hard time.

Cindy Hallbrook Nov 9 2021 12:00 AM

Katie, we loved you like a daughter. I loved our long talks. You and Nat loved telling the stories and shenanigans we all went through. Your smile was contagious and you were beautiful inside and out. Fly high young lady. You're now with your Dad n brother. Love you always n forever! See you soon.

Sandy & Nat Nov 5 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Katie Christopher

Dawn Bradshaw Nov 2 2021 12:00 AM

My dear sweet Katie, it is so hard to believe that you are gone. I will hold you in my heart forever. Rest easy sweet girl.

Pam Love Oct 31 2021 12:00 AM

I will always love you and miss you dearly! Im so grateful for the times we had, Ill never have another friend like you. Now you get to be with me all the time. Cant wait to see you again!

Whittney Oct 29 2021 12:00 AM

We will dearly miss Katie.Aunt Deb,Uncle Woody and family

Aunt Deb,Uncle Woody and family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM