|Birth: ||Jul. 17, 1868|
|Death: ||Apr. 13, 1956|
Billings Gazette, Billings, Montana, April 14, 1956, page 5
Retired Sidney Farmer Dies
Sidney--Christ A. Christensen, 86, retired farmer, died Friday in a Sidney hospital where he had been a patient about a week. He had been under treatment for a heart ailment.
He was born at Hjorring, Denmark, July 17, 1869, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jens Christensen. He attended school and received military training in Denmark before moving to Alden, Minn. in 1894. He married Stense Christensen in Alden Aug. 14, 1895 and they farmed there until 1916.
In 1916 they moved to Richland county and farmed in the Brorson community, about eight miles northwest of Sidney. Mr. Christensen had lived in Sidney since 1944.
Surviving are a son, Jens A. Christensen of Sidney; a brother, Carl Christensen of Sidney; a sister, Mrs. Nina Christensen of Mason City, Iowa; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services, under direction of Cloyd-Gorder Mortuary will be in Brorson Lutheran Church at 2 p.m. Monday. The REv. Alfred Jensen, pastor, will officiate and burial will be in the Brorson Cemetery.
Note: Birth year in obituary (1869) differs from grave marker (1868).
Anna Johanna Nielsen Christensen (1859 - 1937)
Stense Christensen (1868 - 1929)*
Jens Alfred Christensen (1897 - 1966)*
Plot: Row 5, Plot B
Created by: Butterfly Project
Record added: Nov 06, 2008
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