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Howard E. Christensen
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1918
Hemingford
Box Butte County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 2010
Alliance
Box Butte County
Nebraska, USA

Howard E. Christensen, 92, died Sunday, December 12, 2010 at Highland Park Care Center. Howard was born September 17, 1918 in Hemingford, Nebraska to Marinus and Nora Christensen.

Growing up, Howard helped his father on the family farm and attended school in Hemingford. His dream was to become an Auctioneer, so at age 20 he went to Auctioneer School. In two weeks he had his first sale and continued for over 50 years. He worked farm sales, sold house hold goods and livestock in Alliance, Chadron, Gordon, Crawford, and for a short time in Scottsbluff. He also sold the Box Butte County 4-H Livestock for over 30 years.

Howard married Dorothy J. Fosket in 1947, to this union, three children were born. She passed away in 1972. He remarried in 1974 to Joyce Merrihew.

Howard is survived by: wife, Joyce Christensen of Alliance; his children, Terry Christensen, Gary Christensen, and Karen (Frank) Caroselli, all of Alliance; step-daughter, Jolene (Robert) Schultz of Utica, Nebraska; sister, Helen Cowher of Alliance; 5 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

Howard was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, 1 sister, 1 brother, 2 brothers-in-law, 1 grandchild, and 1 step-daughter.

Inurnment was in the Alliance Cemetery, Alliance, NE. 
 
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 Parents:
  Marinus Christensen (1882 - 1958)
  Ellenora K. Christensen Christensen (1892 - 1991)
 
 Sibling:
  Howard E. Christensen (1918 - 2010)
  Helen Elvena Christensen Cowher (1920 - 2015)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alliance Cemetery
Alliance
Box Butte County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: CPR
Record added: Jul 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72927631
 


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