She was born on June 13, 1957 in Minnesota, the daughter of Clarence and Delphine (Dannacker) Kargel.
Krista worked for a number of years as a restaurant cook and for a cleaning company. She was a very loving person who loved to help people, sew and bake.
Krista was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Karlene Deters; and two nephews, Cameron Callinan and Andrew Kargel.
She is survived by David Ostertag, the love of her life; brothers and sisters, Karen and husband Gerald Callinan, Kevin Kargel and wife Sally, Kenneth Kargel and wife Georgianna, Konnie and husband Kenneth Kalmbach, Kerry Kargel and wife Glenna, Karsten Kargel and wife Vicki, Keith Kargel, Kent Kargel and wife Laurie, Kurt Kargel and wife Sarah, and Kateri and husband Daniel Patterson; many nieces, nephews, great- and great-great nieces and nephews; special friend, Jim Vasher; as well as numerous other relatives and many friends.
Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at Holy Family Chapel with Father Christopher Leith officiating. Interment was in Holy Family Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.