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Fred Christensen Sr.

December 23, 1950 ~ November 11, 2021 (age 70)

Obituary

On Tuesday, November 11th, Fred Christensen Sr.,70, of Choteau, passed away peacefully in his sleep.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Gorder-Jensen Funeral Home. A graveside service will take place on Friday, November 19 at 3:00 P.M. A celebration of life will follow at the Stage Stop Inn.

Fred was born on December 23, 1950, to Arthur and Mary Ann (Pfav) Christensen in Sidney, Montana. He was raised in Crane, Montana. In his adulthood, Fred moved back to Sidney, where he met his wife, Sheila Andersen. Sheila and Fred got married on November 17, 1968 and were married for 52 years until Sheila passed away in 2010.

Fred, Sheila, and their three kids moved to Choteau in 1984. He was a retired construction worker and butcher. During Fred’s employment years, he owned Christensen Construction and Old West Lumber. During his retirement, he enjoyed cutting agates and making jewelry with them, fishing and hunting, and spending time with his family.

Fred is survived by his three sons named Arthur (Shonie), Fred (Rachel), and Gene Christensen and one daughter named Dora (Ron Schmierer) Christensen, three grandchildren named Leigh (Brad) Greyn, Trisha Christensen, Addison Christensen, two great-grandchildren, Kylee and Gracie Greyn, two sisters, and one brother.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, two sisters, and one brother.

Condolences may be left on-line at www.gorderjensenfuneralhome.com

On Tuesday, November 11th, Fred Christensen Sr.,70, of Choteau, passed away peacefully in his sleep.


Cremation has taken place under the direction of Gorder-Jensen Funeral Home. A graveside service will take place on Friday, November 19 at 3:00 P.M. A celebration of life will follow at the Stage Stop Inn.


Fred was born on December 23, 1950, to Arthur and Mary Ann (Pfav) Christensen in Sidney, Montana. He was raised in Crane, Montana. In his adulthood, Fred moved back to Sidney, where he met his wife, Sheila Andersen. Sheila and Fred got married on November 17, 1968 and were married for 52 years until Sheila passed away in 2010.


Fred, Sheila, and their three kids moved to Choteau in 1984. He was a retired construction worker and butcher. During Fred’s employment years, he owned Christensen Construction and Old West Lumber. During his retirement, he enjoyed cutting agates and making jewelry with them, fishing and hunting, and spending time with his family.


Fred is survived by his three sons named Arthur (Shonie), Fred (Rachel), and Gene Christensen and one daughter named Dora (Ron Schmierer) Christensen, three grandchildren named Leigh (Brad) Greyn, Trisha Christensen, Addison Christensen, two great-grandchildren, Kylee and Gracie Greyn, two sisters, and one brother.


He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, two sisters, and one brother.


Condolences may be left on-line at www.gorderjensenfuneralhome.com




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Services

Graveside Service
Friday
November 19, 2021

3:00 PM
Choteau Cemetery
East of Choteau on Highway 221
Choteau, Montana 59422

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