Wendell J. Christensen

Wendell J. Christensen age 94 passed away Sunday, August 28, 2016 at the Masonic Pathways in Alma, MI. Wendell was born July 11, 1922 in Edmore, MI the son of Henry and May (Giles) Christensen. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. Wendell was united in marriage to the former Linda MacLaren on August 9, 1980 in Stanton, MI.

            Wendell worked out on the family farm most of his life until he retired at the age of 68 years. He served as the Home Township Treasurer for several years after his father retired. Wendell enjoyed woodworking, doing puzzles, playing cards, bowling and baseball. He loved to dance to polka music and was a great story teller. Wendell also was a 4-H Leader for a few years when his children were young. He will be missed dearly.

            Wendell is survived by his loving wife; Linda, Children; Bruce (Nannette) Christensen, Kurt (Roberta) Christensen, Judith (Douglas) Miller, Julie (Tom) Sherington and Jayne (Gari) Baracy, 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Wendell was preceded in death by his parents, grand-daughter; Deborah Miller and a brother; Ferris Christensen.

            Funeral Services for Wendell will take place Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 11:00AM from Brigham Funeral Chapel-Vestaburg with Pastor George Showers to officiate. There will be a hour visitation 1 hour prior to the service. Interment to follow in Richland Township Cemetery. Those planning a memorial contribution are asked to consider Heartland Hospice. To share an online condolence please leave a message below.





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  • barry (Thursday, September 01 16 01:24 pm EDT)

    rejoice always in grace and mercy, peace be with you.

  • Jack & Patty Archer (Tuesday, September 06 16 07:43 am EDT)

    Our thoughts and prayers are with Bruce, Kurt, Judy and their families for this loss. Plese know the respect we had for your Father. From all the Archer family.

  • Fred Vaughn (Tuesday, October 04 16 05:19 pm EDT)

    Our deepest sympathy, may your precious memories give you comfort during this time of grief. God Bless

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