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Gary E. Christensen

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Gary E. Christensen Obituary
1934 ~ 2013
Salt lake City, Utah-Gary Ellis Christensen, passed away June 5th at his home. Born August 23, 1934 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Joseph L. and Susan Worthen Ellis Christensen. Married Mary Jo McClellan, March 22, 1957 in the Salt Lake Temple. Worked as a music teacher at Snow Flake Union HS, Snow Flake AZ (1 yr.); Bountiful JH (15 yrs.) and Millcreek JH (14 yrs.). Member of the LDS Church. He served an LDS mission in Western Canada and served in numerous stake and ward positions. Gary is survived by his three sons and two daughters. Michelle Rook (Brad), Apple Valley CA; Gary B. Christensen (Veronica), SLC, UT; Natalie Cook (Richard), Boise, ID; David E. Christensen (Michelle), SLC, UT; Larry J. Christensen, SLC, UT; also seventeen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife Mary Jo, mother, father and two sisters. Funeral services will be Monday June 10th at 11:00 am at the Fortuna Ward Chapel, 4407 South Fortuna Way (3650 East). Friends and family may call Sunday, June 9th from 5-7 pm at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 South Highland Drive, and at the church on Monday, June 10th from 9:30-10:30am prior to services. Interment at SLC Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to Primary Children's Hospital. The family would like to thank the numerous medical staff at St. Marks Hospital and especially the nurses, CNAs and volunteers at Hearts for Hospice for their sincere and loving care.Condolences may be shared at www.wasatchlawn.com.

Published in Salt Lake Tribune from June 7 to June 9, 2013
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