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Irene Learned Christiansen
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1914
Dodge County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 2003
Storm Lake
Buena Vista County
Iowa, USA

rene was born December 23, 1914 on a farm in Dodge County, Wisconsin to Arthur Leon and Alma Amelia (Stone) Learned. She graduated from high school in Waupun and attended Carrol College in Waukesha, Wisconsin. She met her husband Dr. James B. Christiansen in Wisconsin and they were married at her parents' home on September 14, 1937. Irene returned to school and received a BA Degree from BV College in 1955, majoring in English. She was a substitute teacher in Cherokee and Buena Vista Counties from 1955 until 1970. She enjoyed rebuilding old houses, building new homes, renting and selling them. The couple lived in Madison and later Detroit, Michigan, moving to Washta in 1949. They ran a research farm in the Washta area from 1948 until 1960 when they moved to Storm Lake. She was a member of the All Saints Episcopal Church and the Order of Eastern Star in Storm Lake. She was a master knitter and conducted knitting clinics.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 1998 and a daughter Kayla Elizabeth Christiansen in 1955, who died at the age of nine of leukemia. 
 
Burial:
Forest Mound Cemetery
Waupun
Fond du Lac County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Rich Robinson
Record added: Feb 05, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 124673180
Irene <i>Learned</i> Christiansen
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