Jon O. Christensen, 68, a resident of Fond du Lac, passed away peacefully April 24, 2012 at St. Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac.
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He was born Aug. 4, 1943, in Manitowoc, Wis., a son of the late Paul and Melvina (Williquette) Christensen.
On April 16, 1966, he married Donna R. Boivin at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Appleton.
Jon was a graduate of St. Paul's Catholic School and Lincoln High School, class of 1961. He attended the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. Jon was employed by Mercury Marine and later by Ameriquip, of New Holstein. He loved spending time with his family and the many friends he knew from Joan's Kitchen, The Wayside and Somewhere. Jon was an avid cross word puzzle enthusiast and enjoyed playing cards.
He will be deeply missed by his former wife, Donna Christensen, Fond du Lac; his two daughters, Lisa (Dan Marolla) Christensen, Beaver Dam; and Toni (Tyran) Davis, Milwaukee; three grandsons, Adam Christensen and Noah and Micah Davis; a brother, Paul (Elaine) Christensen; a sister, Julie (Douglas) Bergner, and a sister-in-law, Jana Christensen all of Manitowoc. He is further survived by his best friend, Betsy, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Rolf and James Christensen.
Visitation: Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 10 to 11:45 a.m. at Holy Family Parish Church, 271 Fourth Street Way, Fond du Lac.
Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday April 28, at noon at the church. Entombment will be in the Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Cemetery.
Memorials in his name may be directed to the family.
Zacherl Funeral Home is serving the family. www.zacherlfuneralhome.com
Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Apr. 25, 2012