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Dorothy Pauline Worrell Christensen, 90, died peacefully 25 October 2015 at her home in Richland, Wash.
She was born 7 January 1925 to Ralph and Ella Belle York Worrell in Murtaugh, Idaho, at her grandparents' home. She was raised in Aberdeen, Idaho.
She married Jerry Keith Christensen Sr. 19 April 1943 in Tulsa, Okla. during World War II. They had been schoolmates and friends all through their school years. Together they had 10 children, all of whom are living.
She enjoyed learning, traveling, reading, sewing, crafts, baking, but mostly her family.
She is survived by her 10 children: Claire, Judi, Keith, David, Jill, Ralph, Ruth, Jim, Dan and Van and their spouses; many, many grandchildren and arms full of great-grandchildren. She was a wonderful grandmother, mother, sweetheart and companion, daughter, sister, aunt and friend.
She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and loved the opportunity to serve others.
Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 30, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Jadwin Ave., Richland, Wash. Burial was in the Sumpter Cemetery, Sumpter, Oregon, next to her husband and best friend.
Published in The Morning News on Nov. 4, 2015
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