Flora ‘Chris’ Mal­terud


The Washington Post Sunday - - OBITUARIES - — Emma Brown

Flora C. “Chris” Mal­terud, a re­tired sys­tems pro­gram­mer for the U.S. Navy, died Dec. 22 of chronic ob­struc­tive pul­monary dis­ease while un­der hospice care in Chicago. She was 79.

Mrs. Mal­terud worked for the Navy Depart­ment for about four decades. She spent much of that time serv­ing at the Washington Navy Yard, but she also worked at posts in Hawaii, Oslo and London.

Af­ter re­tir­ing in the 1990s, she vol­un­teered at Cap­i­tal Hospice.

Flora Chris­tine Goode was born and raised in Modesto, Ill., and moved to the Washington area as a young woman to work for the Navy. She lived in Ar­ling­ton County un­til sev­eral months ago, when she moved to Chicago to be near fam­ily.

Her hus­band of 10 years, Rune E. Mal­terud, died in 1979.

Sur­vivors in­clude a sis­ter and a brother.

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