Marian "Chris" Pringle, 96, died October 27, 2013 at her home in Ames, Iowa. Chris, the daughter of Jens and Sine Christensen was born February 1, 1917 in Thompson, Iowa. Webster City was home and where she graduated high school. She completed a nursing degree in Mason City. Chris and Shel Pringle were married January 16, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York during WWII. Five daughters, Cindy Squire (Ed), Jan Schroeder (Don), Sue Greenfield (Morris), Shelley Hanton, and Peg Ramsey (Marc) were born to this union.