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 Della Lavina <I>Lake</I> Christensen

Della Lavina Lake Christensen

Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Death 7 Mar 1967 (aged 76)
Kennard, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Block: 55 Lot: 9 Grave: 11
Memorial ID 104448044 · View Source
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Buried: 3/10/1967 ~ Age: 76

Della Christensen Rites To Be Friday

Funeral services will be held Friday for Mrs. Della Christensen, long-time Kennard resident who died Tuesday. Mrs. Christensen, in recent years, had been making her home at Crowell Memorial Home in Blair. She was the wife of the late Nels Peter Christensen, who died in 1957.

Della Lavinia Christensen was born March 13, 1890 in Blair. She grew up in the Blair and Kennard areas. For many years the couple farmed near Kennard. After retiring from active farming, they moved to Kennard where they made their home for a number of years.

She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Lyle Rosenbaum (Christine) of Kennard; Mrs. Ed Lautrup (Ruth) of Omaha; and Mrs. Clifford Staben (Rose) of Blair. A son, Charles Christensen lives at Kearney, Nebraska. There are 18 grandchildren and 19 great-grand-children.

Two brothers, Edward and Albert Lake reside in Blair. She has three surviving sisters. They are Mrs. Earl Akins of Goodrich, Minnesota; Mrs. Emma Probst, of Twin Falls, Idaho; Mrs. Martha Walther, of Oakland, California.

Funeral services will be at the Kennard Methodist church Friday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. The Rev. Elvin Bratton, of Arlington will conduct the service. He will be assisted by the Rev. F.W. Thomsen of Dana College.

Burial, under the direction of the Bendorf Funeral Home, will be in the Blair Cemetery.

* * * Obit provided by, and used with the permission of, the Wash. Co. Geo. Soc., Blair, NE ~ Thank you * * *
Marriage Date: 11/2/1913
Known Children of Nels Peter Christensen and Della Lavina Lake:

Christine M Christensen (living in Fremont in June 2012)
Husband: Lyle Rosenbaum (COULD be him, # 80637091)

Ruth Eileen Christiansen
Husband: Edward Lautrup

Alfred Nels Christensen
1918 – 11/1919 (16 months old)

Rose Elizabeth Christensen
Husband: Clifford Staben

Charles A Christensen (living in Blair in June 2012)
Wife: Inez Evelyn Christiansen


Karen Rose Christensen, daughter of Charles A. Christensen and Inez Evelyn Christiansen

☆☆•*¨*•.¸ღ ღ Information provided by Connie Schwindt Rumold, member #47931842 ~ Thank you ☆☆•*¨*•.¸ღ ღ





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  • Added: 31 Jan 2013
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