Willard Christensen

Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Willard L. Christensen, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at the Lutheran Home.

He was born Dec. 3, 1915, in Hordville, Neb., son of Carl and Dora Hansen Christensen. He and Viola Kubert were married June 22, 1941.

Christensen had worked at AT&T. He was formerly of Sikeston, Mo.

He was a captain with the Army Signal Corps during World War II.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Roger Christensen of Volcano, Hawaii; a daughter, Marcie Christensen of Sikeston; and a grandson.

He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Friends may call at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. John Goodwin officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.