Christina L. Crottier, 36

Christina Lynn Crottier, age 36, of Litchfield, died Friday, April 15, 2016, in Darwin.

She was born Oct. 1, 1979, in Lakeland, FL, the daughter of Daniel and Phyllis Stafford. Christina graduated from Plant City High School.

She was united in marriage to Billy Crottier at the Darwin Rod and Gun Club Dec. 28, 2005.

Christina worked with children in daycare as an early childhood educator. She loved her family, had a passion for Starbuck’s coffee, and enjoyed being a hockey mom. She was an artist who worked with clay, making charm creations for her family and friends.

Faith was important to Christina, and she had a sweet personality and light that was evident throughout her life.

Christina is survived by her husband, Billy, of Litchfield; children Zachary and Alexis of Litchfield; parents Daniel and Phyllis Stafford; sister Angela (Beretta) Giarratano of Denver, CO; father and mother-in-law Tom (Holly) Cole of Litchfield; brothers and sisters-in-law Paul (Alicia) Cole of Plant City, FL; Katie Miles, Johnny (Nancy) Cole, all of Litchfield, and Sarah (Andrew) Bliss of Dassel; and several aunts, uncles, nephews, and cousins.

A celebration of Christina’s life took place Saturday, April 23 at 11 a.m. at Johnson-Haaglund Funeral Home in Litchfield, with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the services.

The Johnson-Haaglund Funeral Home in Litchfield handled the arrangements.

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