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 Mary <I>Bowman</I> Christensen

Mary Bowman Christensen

Birth
Logandale, Clark County, Nevada, USA
Death 8 Jan 2017 (aged 88)
Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
Burial Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada, USA
Memorial ID 175483867 · View Source
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Mary Christensen

Age 88, passed away peacefully at home in Reno, Nev., on Jan. 8, 2017, after a brief illness. The native Nevadan and longtime Pahrump resident was born Dec. 6, 1928 to Elizabeth (Waite) and Elmer Bowman in Logandale, Nev. She was raised in Logandale and was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. In 1948 she married Lyle Christensen and moved to the Manse Ranch in Pahrump. In 1961, Mary and Lyle bought a 264-acre portion of the ranch and moved a wood-frame house from Las Vegas to a new homesite on CAAS Street. Mary and Lyle operated Christensen Aerial Application Service for 22-years. In 1998, after 50 years in Pahrump, they sold their farm and moved to Reno. Mary loved music and played the piano and organ. Listening to classic country artists and singers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole gave her much happiness in her final years. She was a strong woman and took pride in her ability to live on her own until shortly before she passed. Mary was predeceased by Lyle and their daughter Rosemary. She was the loving mother of Mitch (Lisa), JoLynn Worley (Dave), Hans and Wade, and grandmother of Sam Austin, Molly Beaupre (Tim) and Lesley. Mary is survived by her sisters Lola Stiborek and Imogene Andersen and her brothers Merton and Mel Bowman. Funeral services will be in Pahrump at the Manse Springs Ward of the LDS Church on Jan. 21. Burial will follow at the Chief Tecopa Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are with Pahrump Family Mortuary.
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Jan. 18, 2017


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175483867
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Bowman Christensen (6 Dec 1928–8 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175483867, citing Chief Tecopa Cemetery, Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 47156952) .