Flora ‘Chris’ Malterud
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.