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Joan “Jody” Christensen

nopicture-butterfly1There will be a gathering of family and friends of Mrs. Joan “Jody” Rassmussen Christensen on Saturday, September 6, 2014, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home from 12:00 noon – 2:00 PM.

Mrs. Christensen, age 86 of Lebanon passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at Quality Care.

Born August 8, 1928, in Omaha, Nebraska, she is the daughter of the late Harry and Hattie Hillesland Rassmussen.  She was a clerical worker before retiring, and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Allan Charles Christensen.

She is survived by two children, Hettianne (Leroy) Cekalla of El Paso, TX, and Harry Alfred (Annette Diane) Christensen of Lebanon; 4 grandchildren, DeeAnna Faye Christensen, Ted (Sally) Bisbee, Jon C. Cekalla, and Tom A. (Sarah) Cekalla; two great granddaughters, Adriana Cekalla and Kylie Thoen Bisbee; and sister, Helen (John) Jensen of Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Messages for the Family

  1. Bob and Susan Pierce says:
    What can we say about Joan? She was as our mother, our best friend, this is a loss of one of our most loved.
    Lord, those who die still live in Your presence, their lives change but do not end.
    We pray in hope for the Christensen family, relatives and friends your Peace.
    Bob and Susan Pierce