Christine A. Zarate, age 47, of Wauconda, died Thursday, November 3, 2011 at her home.
She was born January 16, 1964 in Chicago to Gregory F. and Gladys A. (Meyers) Neff. On April 14, 2001 she married Cupertino Zarate in Waukegan.
Christine enjoyed music, spending time facebooking with friends and family on the computer and watching scary movies. She loved teaching Sunday school at The Chapel in Mundelein.
She is survived by her husband Cuper of 10 years; her mother, Gladys Neff-Norlin of Wauconda; siblings, Gregory (Cheryl) Neff Jr. of Lake Zurich, Donald (Linda) Neff of Elgin, Michael Neff of Charlotte, N.C., Anthony Neff of Huntley, Angela (James) Murphy of McHenry, Peter Neff of Lake Zurich; four nieces and seven nephews; and seven great nieces and four great nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Gregory F. Neff Sr.; and a brother, Frederick A. Neff.
A Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at The Chapel, 1966 W. Hawley St., Mundelein, IL.
Arrangements entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Friends may send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.