|Birth: ||Jan. 22, 1932|
|Death: ||Aug. 1, 1997|
MT. PLEASANT--Sharen Phelps Christensen, wife of Chesley Christensen, Mayor of Mt. Pleasant, born January 22, 1932 in Castle Gate, Utah, the oldest of four daughters of John Phelps and Carol Hyslop, died at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center on August 1, 1997 of complications from pneumonia, surrounded by her family.
She married Chesley R. Christensen in 1949 and was the mother of three children, Kathy Paraskeva of Salt Lake City, John (Julie) of Mayfield, and Chesley Lynn of Mt. Pleasant. She had 10 grandchildren, two foster grandchildren, and seven foster great grandchildren.
Sharen was preceded in death by her father and mother and a sister, Jill Westlund. She is survived by her husband and children, sisters, Jane Painter of Salt Lake, Jackie Lund of Duchesne, Barbara (Fred) Rosquist of Redmond, and brothers, Garth Edward (Jeanine) Thomson of Huntington, and Gregory (Kristin) Thomson of Ephraim.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, August 6, 1997 at 11 a.m. in the Mt. Pleasant Stake House located at 300 South State Street. Friends may call at Ursenbach Funeral Home Tuesday evening August 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday morning 9:30 to 10:30 prior to the services. Interment will be in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery, under the direction of Ursenbach Funeral Home. Donations to the March of Dimes, which funded Sharen's treatment for polio at the age of 11, are encouraged.
Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT)
Date: August 3, 1997
Chesley Ray Christensen (1929 - 2009)
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