CHRISTENSEN, JoanPosted: July 18th, 2017
JOAN PATRICIA CHRISTENSEN, 65, of Lethbridge, AB, went to be with her Lord on July 7, 2017. She was a wonderful wife, loving Mother, special Grandma, and dear friend. Joan passed away suddenly and peacefully in her sleep. She will be truly missed. Joan was born September 1, 1951, and was one of seven children born to George and Mary James. She married the love of her life Robert in Lethbridge, AB, on June 17, 1977. Joan was well known in her community and a passionate member of The Miz City Church. She raised four children and was a proud homemaker. Joan possessed a true fondness for life, a love and concern for many, and was an incredible friend to all. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. After her children had grown, Joan’s true devotion were her dear grandchildren. Joan is the beloved wife of Robert Christensen, mother of Dennis (Miranda), Jennifer (Kevin), Mandy, and Patricia (Robert). Her pride and joy, were her grandchildren – she loved seeing all of their successes and achievements: Alex, Sean, Conroy, Gabriel, Noah, Isaiah, Lucas, Matthew, Mya, Oliver, Arjan, and Trinity. Joan is survived by her loving sisters Lil “Babe” Bolokoski, Dianne (Brian) Knight, brother Jack (Ruth) James, sisters-in-law Kerri (Ross) Potvin, Cindy (Gordon) Rombough, brother-in-law Ken (Katie) Christensen, and many nieces and nephews. Joan was predeceased by her parents George and Mary James, her sisters Bet (Mack) Westwood, and Marie (Ted) Pitt, her brother Fred (Rita) James, her sister-in-law Karen Brown, and her brother-in-law Bill (Donna) Christensen. A memorial celebration of Joan’s life will take place at 2:00 pm on Saturday July 22, 2017, at THE MIZ CITY CHURCH, 1303 – 13 Street North, Lethbridge, AB.
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