|Birth: ||Jan. 14, 1934|
Saint Croix Falls
|Death: ||Nov. 29, 2012|
Ronald Alfred Christensen was born January 14, 1934 to Christen Jens and Florence Clark Christensen. Ronald passed from this life on November 29, 2012 after a short, but difficult battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis at the age of 78 years.
Ron was born and raised in St. Croix Falls, WI area and while in High School started a business picking up milk from farmers and delivering to the Rock Ridge Creamery.
Ron and Clarice were entrepreneurs at heart having many different businesses.
Ron married the love of his life, Clarice Anderson, June 16. 1956 in Center City, MN. They have been married for 56 years. To this union they were blessed with two sons, Stephen and Kevin.
Ron was drafted into the US Army in February 1957 and served a total of 8 years.
Ron and Clarice moved to Payson, AZ in October 1982 and owned and operated Tonto Books ‘n T-Shirts and Tonto Silkscreen for 7 years. Ron became interested in serving the people of Gila County and ran for District One Supervisor where he served for 16 years.
Upon retirement, Ron and Clarice took many extended trips and enjoyed time with each other, family, and friends.
Ron enjoyed reading, watching TV, family time, and especially hunting with his sons and grandchildren.
Ron is survived by his wife, Clarice of 56 years, two sons, Stephen, married to Karen Percell who resides in Payson, Az. Their daughter, Sarah, married to Ian Burkhart, resides in Houston, TX. Son, Casey, married to Emily Long resides in McKinney, TX who are expecting Ron and Clarice's first great grandchild. Kevin is married to Diane Ramey, residing in Couer D'Alene, ID. And their children Brandon and Keely.
One hour prior to the service at the funeral home
Funeral service 11 AM Saturday December 15th at the Grandstrand Funeral Home in Osceola
Interment Sand Lake Cemetery
Sand Lake Cemetery
Created by: Robert John Chudek
Record added: Dec 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101730719