William Ray Christensen|
Jan. 26, 1927- Feb. 23, 2013
Resident of Oakland
Beloved and devoted husband of Edith Christensen, loving brother of Patricia Christensen, devoted, loving father of Lillian Christensen, William and Shan-Shan Christensen and Mark Christensen, cherished grandfather of Katherine A. Christensen.
Born in Oakland, CA, and graduated from Castlemont High School. William was a lifetime resident of Oakland, CA. Served as Corporal in US Army during WWII. Taught CCD classes at St. Benedict School and also at Our Lady of Lourdes, Oakland, CA President of PTA at St. Leo's School. A graduate of St. Mary's College, Moraga, CA with B.S. degree. Played basketball and golf. An avid St. Mary's Gaels sports follower.
Worked with New York Life for 59 years and always
called his clients on their birthdays.
Pre-deceased by his parents Lillian Christensen and
Reinholdt Christensen. He leaves behind numerous relatives and friends.
Dad, your legacy of love and devotion will forever live on. We love you and miss you. We couldn't have asked for a better father.
At the request of the deceased, no formal services are planned. Friends and family are invited to a rosary on Wednesday, February 27th at 7pm at Albert Brown Mortuary, Oakland, CA. Graveside services will be held Thursday, February 28th at 1pm at St. Mary's Cemetery, Oakland, CA
Albert Brown Mortuary
3476 Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Published in Inside Bay Area on Feb. 26, 2013