CAPE GIRARDEAU - Willard L. Christensen, 89, formerly of Sikeston, died Feb. 11, 2005, at the Lutheran Home.
Born Dec. 3, 1915, in Hordville, Neb., daughter of the late Carl and Dora Hansen Christensen, he was a captain with the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II. He had been employed in the long lines division of AT&T.
On June 22, 1941, he married Viola Kubert who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, Roger Christensen of Volcano, Hawaii; one daughter, Marcie Christensen of Sikeston; one foster son, Ron Sorden of Cinebar, Wash.; and one grandson, Mike Jaure of Oxford, Miss.
One brother and one sister preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. John Goodwin, pastor of Hunter Memorial First Presbyterian Church of Sikeston, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.