Obituary of Marilyn Louise Christensen
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Marilyn Louise Christensen, age 86, passed away November 19, 2021, in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Marilyn was born and raised in California before moving to Bend Oregon for many years, then relocating to Lake Havasu City in the late 1980’s with her husband, Fred (Bill) Christensen. Marilyn owned a gift shop for many years called “A Country Heart”; Marilyn loved working in the store it gave her an opportunity to connect with her customers. She loved people. Marilyn also had a career working for CPS (Child Protective Services) helping foster children. It was a cause that was near and dear to her heart. She was a member of C.A.S.A. – Court Appointed Special Advocates, and advocacy group for foster children where volunteers are appointed by judges to advocate for children’s best interests. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society. Marilyn was an avid reader, and often could be found curled up with a book. She enjoyed crafting, creating beautiful keepsakes that family will treasure for many years. She liked going to Bingo and also played Bunco. Marilyn is survived by her daughters, Laurie, Lynda and Lynette; stepson Troy, eight grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; extended family and friends. She will be very missed. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred, and stepdaughter, Laura. Marilyn was an animal lover and supported their welfare, donations to the Western Arizona Humane Society in her name would be welcomed. A private Celebration of Life is planned for a later date. Arrangements were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home and Crematory. Thoughts and condolences may be submitted to the family at www.lietz-frazefuneralhome.com
Celebration of Life
A private Celebration of Life is planned for a later date.