Graveside services for Lee Christensen, 68, of Caldwell, who
died Sunday, Nov 22, at home, will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday
at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Bishop Wayne O. Peterson of the 18th Ward Boise West
Stake Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will
officiate. under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel,
Caldwell. Friends may meet at the cemetery.
Mr. Christensen was born Dec. 13, 1918, at Tetonia to
Nels P. and Lucy Ricks Christensen. He was reared and
educated in Tetonia and Caldwell.
He married Minerva Ruth Warner Sept. 6, 1937, at
Tetonia. They moved to Caldwell following their
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a flight cadet
during Word War II.
Together with his brother he established Christensen
Motor Co. in Caldwell and had since worked as an auto body
repairman and mechanic.
His wife died Sept. 6, 1971, at Caldwell.
He was a member of the LDS Church and a former member
of Elks Lodge No. 1448, Caldwell.
He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dorian L.
and Evelyn Christensen of Caldwell; a daughter and son-in-law,
Gloria and Arnold Pedersen of Boise; a brother, Roy
Christensen of Rexburg, four sisters, Erma Leuck of Eugene,
Ore., Berniece Peterson of Rexburg, Marie Anderson of Orem,
Utah, and Lila Edison of Tumtum, Wash.; five grandchildren;
five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
The family will greet friends tonight from 7 to 8 p.m.
at the Caldwell Flahiff chapel. Friends may also call
Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.