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Carol Jean Christensen Bothun
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Birth: May 25, 1932
Ward County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 2007
Burleigh County
North Dakota, USA

CAROL JEAN CHRISTENSEN BOTHUN, 75, Bismarck, beloved mother, grandmother and friend, passed away on Dec. 9, 2007, at her home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Bismarck. Private interment will be held Saturday at Lakeview Cemetery, Kenmare.

Carol was born May 25, 1932, in Kenmare, the fourth child (Llewellyn, Walter, Myrna, Carol)of Walter Carl Christensen and Marie Albertina Davick. She attended school in Kenmare and received a degree in dietetics from the University of North Dakota. Grand Forks, ND in 1954. She married Mike Bothun in Kenmare on June 20, 1954. After graduating from UND, they moved to Minneapolis where they lived for two years. They then moved to Bismarck in 1960.

She sang alto in the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Choir for over 40 years. She was also an active member of the Bismarck-Mandan Garden Club and the Prairie Rose Club.

Carol worked at Hughes Junior High School and the North Dakota Supreme Court. She retired in 1997.

Carol was a gracious, loving woman with a nurturing spirit and open heart. Her guide was God. Her love was family and friends and her garden was her sanctuary.

She is survived by her ex-husband, Mike, Bismarck; her daughters, Kristen LaFavor, Minneapolis,MN, and Maren (Steve) Olson, Hoople, ND; her son, Eric (Bernie) Bothun, Beulah, ND; seven grandchildren, Britt Olson, Christopher Bothun, Evan Bothun, Bennett Olson, Anna LaFavor, Kari Olson and Dane LaFavor; one brother, Walter Christensen; one sister, Myrna (Patton) Christopherson-Kline; one sister-in-law, Marge (Fred) Christensen-Rube; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Lee Christensen; one sister-in-law, Maureen Christensen; and one brother-in-law, Weston Christopherson.
Family links: 
  Walter Carl Christensen (1898 - 1956)
  Marie Albertina Davick Christensen (1893 - 1988)
  Llewellyn David Christensen (1924 - 1996)*
  Myrna Louise Christensen Christopherson (1930 - 2012)*
  Carol Jean Christensen Bothun (1932 - 2007)
*Calculated relationship
I Thank My God upon Every Remembrance of you,
Always in Every Prayer of Mine.
Carol J. Christensen
May 25, 1932
Dec. 9, 2007
Lakeview Cemetery
Ward County
North Dakota, USA
Maintained by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Originally Created by: Herb Schwede
Record added: Dec 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23373044
Carol Jean <i>Christensen</i> Bothun
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Carol Jean <i>Christensen</i> Bothun
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Carol Jean <i>Christensen</i> Bothun
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
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