Lloyd Chris Christensen Sr.

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Lloyd Chris Christensen Sr.
Dec. 19, 1924 - Jan. 3, 2011

Lloyd Chris Christensen, Sr. passed away peacefully, shortly after celebrating his 86th birthday.
Born in Ketchikan, Alaska, he moved with his family to Seattle where he attended Queen Anne High School. After graduating in 1943, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and participated in the invasion of Europe on D-Day. Following WWII, he returned to the Seattle area where he worked for many years in the Seattle Fire Department and later, in the construction industry. Chris loved the outdoors and often would be found with a shotgun, fishing rod or golf club in his hands.
Chris was a long-time resident of Edmonds, Washington where he built his home and helped raise his family.
He is survived by all his five of his children, Eric Christensen, Lloyd Christensen, Jr., Todd Christensen, Debra Featherston, and Kiyana Satre. He also leaves 14 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
A veteran's service will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 28, 2011. His ashes will be buried at sea by the U.S. Navy.
A celebration of his life will be held from 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 28, 2011 at the Ballinger Lake Golf Course, 23000 Lakeview Drive, Mountlake Terrace, WA.



Published in The Herald (Everett) from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2011
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