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Christopher T. French

August 20, 1949 ~ November 5, 2019 (age 70)

Obituary

Christopher (Chris) T. French, 70, of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, passed away suddenly Tuesday afternoon, November 5th.  Chris was born August 20, 1949 to Missy and Ted French, in Mexico City, Mexico.  He was schooled in Mexico City, Mexico, and Switzerland.  He started his life-long career in the 5-star Resort Hotel Industry with Roc Resorts in Vermont.  This career took him on a journey to far away places.  The Caribbean, Jackson Hole, Wy, and Hawaii.  He then joined Orient Express Hotel Company in London which brought him to Vail, Colorado, where he met his wife Diane.  They then continued this journey to San Francisco , LA, Sedona, Arizona, Scottsdale, Arizona, Beaver Creek, Colorado, Orcas Island Washington, San Diego, Chicago, Illinois, Aventura, Florida, and eventually to the place and among the people they both loved the most—Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  Chris was an avid skier and reader.  He enjoyed walking, fine dining, and music.  What he loved the most was being with his family and friends. 

Survived by his loving wife- Diane French, brother David French, sister Tina French, his step children Jennifer Bohne Davis, Jeffrey Bohne, (wife Taurrie), seven grandchildren; Ashley, Reece, Zachary, Parker, Alexander, Brooklyn, and Blake.  He also is survived by his two most favorite family members-Jaws (Morkie- Maltese/Yorkie) and Jaimie (Jimmy-teddy bear dog).

Services for Chris will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the main chapel of Derrick Funeral Home, 800 Park Drive, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  Visitation will be from 4:30 p.m. until time of services. 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 20, 2019

4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Derrick Funeral Home and Cremation Services
800 Park Drive
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147

Memorial Service
Wednesday
November 20, 2019

6:30 PM
Derrick Funeral Home and Cremation Services
800 Park Drive
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147

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