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Dorothy Jean Christinson


1926 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Dorothy Jean Christinson Obituary
DOROTHY JEAN CHRISTINSON, age 89, passed away April 4, 2016 in Riverside, CA. Born on August 24, 1926 in Lancaster, CA, her family moved to Newport Beach, then to Riverside where she lived the rest of her life. Dorothy graduated from Polytechnic High School and worked for the County of Riverside for over 40 years in various departments including the County Sheriff's Department, the County Board of Supervisors, and the County Clerk's Office. She loved the ocean, spending time with her family, cooking and crocheting. Dorothy's was a life of service generously sharing her various talents with her church, the Camellia Society and the much loved "Joy Singers". Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Julius Christinson. She is survived by her children Jan, Julianne, Jeri, Jeff, 9 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. People were drawn to Dorothy's compassion, kindness, acceptance and wonderful sense of humor. She was no stranger to hard work, but was always a source of light and positivity for those around her. She loved people-unconditionally- and people loved her back. She will be missed. A celebration of her life will be held April 27, 2016 at 5 pm, at California Avenue Christian Fellowship, 8223 California Avenue, Riverside, CA.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Apr. 10, 2016
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