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Viola Christensen

Friday, August 24, 2012

SIKESTON -- Viola Christensen, 95, died Aug. 23, 2012, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston.

Born July 3, 1917, in Wilber, Neb., daughter of the late Ludvic and Bessie (Rezabek) Kubert, she was an elementary school teacher before retiring.

On June 22, 1944, she married Willard Christensen, and he preceded her in death Feb. 11, 2005.

Survivors include: one son, Roger Christensen of Volcano, Hawaii; one daughter, Marcie Christensen of Sikeston; one foster son, Ronald Sorden of Cinebar, Wash.; one sister, Judith Nohavec of Crete, Neb.; and one grandson, Michael Jaure of Oxford, Miss.

Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at Ponder Funeral Home, where funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. John Goodwin, pastor of Hunter Memorial Presbyterian Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.

Online condolences may be sent at www.ponderfuneralhome.com.