Obit: Christensen, Clara M. (1882 - 1964)

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Surnames: Christensen, Hansen, Giese, Solie, Clock, Hanson

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06/18/1964

Christensen, Clara M. (1882 - 9 JUN 1964)

Mrs. Clara Christensen, 81, of Withee (Clark Co., Wis.), died at the Neillsville Hospital on Tuesday, June 9, 1964.

The former Clara Marie Hansen was born in Colby, Wis. And came to Thorp while still a young girl. She attended the public schools and graduated from Thorp High School. After attending Oshkosh Normal School she taught rural schools near Thorp and Withee until her marriage to John Christensen at Withee in 1910.

She lived at Withee and Owen until October 1963, when she moved to Neillsville.

Surviving are five brothers, Harold Hanson, Madison, Einar, La Mar, Mo., Albert, Racine, Magnus, Purdue, Ind. And Fred, Wyandotte, Mich.; three sisters, Mrs. Etna Giese, Minneapolis, Mrs. Margaret Solie, Carrington, N.D. and Mrs. Laura Clock, Rose Point Park, Mich., and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Nazareth Lutheran Church at Withee, the rev. Beryl Knudsen officiating, and interment following in the parish cemetery beside her husband.

 

 


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