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Vivian M. (Manny) Christensen

1920 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Vivian M. (Manny) Christensen Obituary
Vivian M. Christensen, 93, passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013, at the Life Care Center of Greeley, Colorado. Vivian was born March 14, 1920 in Denver, Colorado, to Sarah and Lee Manny. Vivian graduated from San Diego High School and then from Business School in San Diego. She married Lawrence Robert Christensen in La Jolla, California, on June 19, 1937. Vivian and Bob made their home in Fort Morgan, Colorado, where they raised 5 children, Jens, Larry, Jean, Bob, and John, all surviving. Other surviving family includes 16 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
Vivian was preceded in death by her husband, L. R. Christensen, a son, James Fred, and great-grandsons, Caleb Graff and Cody Kishimoto. Vivian was active in the lives of her children and her grandchildren, that lived close enjoying their music performances, dance activities, sports events, and family gatherings. She enjoyed playing Bridge, bowling, collecting depression glass and antique bottles. She was an avid fan of the Colorado Buffaloes, attending football games for many years. She also enjoyed spending time at their ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming.
A funeral service will be Friday, December 27, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at the United Presbyterian Church in Fort Morgan. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Friends who wish may make memorial gifts in Vivian's name to The Bridge Assisted Living community at 4750 25th St., Greeley, CO 80634, or to the , 3001 8th Ave., Evans, CO 80620.
Published in The Fort Morgan Times on Dec. 24, 2013
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