She leaves behind her husband, Preston Challender, daughter Sharlene Schulte (Wayne), son Ronald Challender (Marie) daughter Kathleen Duncan (Stephen), and daughter Lyne Nagele (Mike), sister, Catherine Sellers.
Survived by 17 grand, 17 great- and four great-great- grandchildren, and one on the way.
She is preceded in death by grandson Steven Schulte (Sharlene and Wayne), And twin grandsons, David and Mathew (Ron and Marie).
She and Preston had the incredible blessing of 71 years of loving marriage.
In addition to raising four children, she also enjoyed working at Audubon Elementary as the kitchen manager for 17 years.
Our family enjoyed a lifetime of wonderful gatherings and meals, support and love from Claudine.
She will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held on November 22nd, at Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home at 9:30 AM with interment to follow in Greenwood Memorial Terrace.
In lieu of flowers, we ask donations be considered for Cancer Care Northwest Foundation at 5105 East Third Avenue, Spokane Valley, WA 99121