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Cristie Renee Vryhof

January 8, 1972 - September 14, 2012
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Cristie Renee (Pace) Vryhof January 8, 1972 – September 14, 2012 Cristie Renee Vryhof entered into her new life in heaven on Friday, September, 14, 2012, at the age of 40 in Hanford, California. Cristie was the first of three siblings born to her parents, Bud Pace and Jan Kennedy in Hanford, CA, on January 8, 1972. She grew up in Hanford and graduated from Hanford High School in 1990. In high school, Cristie met her soul-mate, love of her life and best friend, Shannon Vryhof, they began their life together on September 14, 1988. After graduating high school, Shannon and Cristie were married on September 21, 1991. They had three...
Cristie Renee (Pace) Vryhof
January 8, 1972 – September 14, 2012

Cristie Renee Vryhof entered into her new life in heaven on Friday, September, 14, 2012, at the age of 40 in Hanford, California.

Cristie was the first of three siblings born to her parents, Bud Pace and Jan Kennedy in Hanford, CA, on January 8, 1972.

She grew up in Hanford and graduated from Hanford High School in 1990. In high school, Cristie met her soul-mate, love of her life and best friend, Shannon Vryhof, they began their life together on September 14, 1988.

After graduating high school, Shannon and Cristie were married on September 21, 1991. They had three beautiful children, Shanae, Emily and Brayton.

Over their 24 years together, they shared many amazing memories including trips to Disneyland, Dinkey Creek, Shaver Lake, coast trips and their favorite San Diego "Super" Chargers football games.

Cristie had a special love for animals and especially her babies, Delaney, Butter, Allie and Kia. Many animals were saved by Cristie's dedication of her time, talents and volunteering with Stonecliffe Animal Rescue in Lemoore. She loved fostering dogs and attending adoption events to help them find their "fur-ever" homes.

She is survived by the love of her life, Shannon Vryhof of Hanford; three children, Shanae Grace, Emily Jennifer and Brayton Michael of Hanford; parents, Jan and Barry Kennedy of Hanford and Bud Pace of Colorado; in-laws John and Linda Vryhof of Hanford and Charlotte Rivera of Washington; brother, Brian Pace of Washington; sisters, Tracy Avila of Hanford and Heather Kaker of Arkansas; her four-legged babies; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and life-long friends.

A special "Buddy Day" in Cristie's honor will be held from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thursday, September 20, at Stonecliffe Animal Rescue at 7374 20 ½ Avenue in Lemoore.

Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, September 20, at People's Funeral Chapel in Hanford. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, September 21 at First Baptist Church, 9125 13 1/2 Avenue in Hanford.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stonecliffe Animal Rescue in memory of Cristie Vryhof, 7374 20 ½ Avenue , Lemoore, CA 93245. Please make sure you let Stonecliffe know your donation is in Cristie's honor.

Condolences may be made at www.peoplesfuneralchapel.com.

Arrangements entrusted to People's Funeral Chapel, 501 N. Douty St., Hanford, CA 93230 (559)584-5591

"Thinking about my sister-friend and the great memories we shared! Praying for you all and have a candle lit tonight for my Cris!" Holly Nickell (Hanford, CA)

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