Christine (Chrissie) Gorniak (nee Walztoni)

(Oct. 26, 1950 - April 30, 2019)


Clark resident Christine “Chrissie” Gorniak, age 68, passed away April 30, 2019, at her home.

Chris was born in Chicago on Oct. 26, 1950.

She attended Chicago and Burbank, Illinois, schools. In May 1970, Chris married Rick. Joel was born in 1974. Then in 1978, Rayme arrived. Chris stayed home to raise the boys in Orland Park, Illinois. Several years later, Chris began driving for the school district and ended her bus driving career in Lockport, Illinois.

Joel gave her two lovely grandchildren, Anabel Lee and Drew Richard. After retiring in 2007, Chris and Rick moved to Clark. Chris worked at Powell Senior Center and Clark School.

Chris loved camping, riding ATVs, kayaking, or just relaxing in her home.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Joline (nee Foucault) Walztoni.

A celebration of her life will be held at Bennett Creek Church in Clark on Saturday, May 25, at 10 a.m.