|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1915|
|Death: ||Jun. 16, 1999|
Elvie Christensen, 84, passed away Wednesday, June 16, 1999, at the Madison Valley Manor in Ennis.
He was born June 4, 1915, at White Rocks, Utah, to Karl and Christina (Neilsen) Christensen. He was raised and attended school in the White Rocks area. He later served in the Army Air Force during World War II.
After the service, he married Evelyn Wiseman Gardner. She preceded him in death in 1963.
He then moved to the Gallatin to be close to his brother, Marion and his family. He worked on various ranches throughout Montana and was known as an excellent horseman. He moved to Ennis in 1992 to be near his nephew, Paul Christensen and family.
Elvie enjoyed playing cards, especially with the youth of the community, and appreciated the friendship and love shown to him from his fellow residents and staff at the nursing homes and from home healthcare staff.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant boy and girl twins; six brothers: Jens, Einor, Marunis, Dan, Marvin and Alfred; and two sisters, Bertha and Amelia.
Elvie is survived by a great number of nieces and nephews, many who continue to reside in the same area where he was raised, as well as many great and great-great nieces and nephews who loved him and will miss him tremendously.
Memorials are preferred to Madison Valley Manor for window coverings for its new sun room.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 21, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at Ennis, with Brent E. Christensen conducting. Interment will follow in Meadowview Cemetery, Manhattan.
K & L Mortuaries of Ennis is in charge of arrangements.
Published in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle ~ June 18, 1999
Carl Christian Christensen (1860 - 1934)
Ane Kirstine Jensene Nielsen Christensen (1875 - 1962)
PFC US Army Air Forces
World War II
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Originally Created by: Jim Harrison
Record added: May 24, 2011
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