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Dorothy Jean Christensen, age 89, passed away on January 4, 2023. She was born on March 4, 1933, in South Gate, California to Marvin Christensen and Dorothy Bernice Koener.

Dorothy enjoyed collecting miniatures and old movies and making quilts out of pillow shams. She was well known for her love of ice cream and famous Boiled raisin cake. She retired from JC Penny where she worked for 10+ years. She was involved in many humanitarian programs through her church. The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints. She had a deep and abiding testimony of the gospel and lived it. She was a peacemaker and showed by example how to love as Jesus loves, unconditionally.

Dorothy is survived by her daughters Terry Conlan, Karen Reynolds, and Debra Tripp.

She was preceded in death by Parents Marvin Christensen, and Dorothy (Koerner) Macklin; Her step-mother Georgia Christensen, sister and brother in law Sylvia and Delos Pead; brothers Gary Christensen, Gail Christensen, Nieces' Dee Ann Whittington and Jeanie Davies; Grandnephew Jeff Pead, and grandniece Keri Davies.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Memorial Redwood Mortuary and Cemetery, 6500 South Redwood Road, West Jordan, Utah.

Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Memorial Redwood Mortuary and Cemetery
6500 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123

Services Handled By

Affordable Funerals & Cremations - Salt Lake City
4387 South 500 West
Murray, UT

Life Story Info

Post Date

Jan 17, 2023

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Age

89
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The few times that I meet your mother Jean she was a piller of light. She will be deeply missed, but she is our guiding angel. Love you Margaret

Margaret Roberts/Larry Roberts , Clearfield, UT, US Jan 21, 2023

The few times that I meet your mother Jean she was a piller of light. She will be deeply missed, but she is our guiding angel. Love you Margaret

Margaret Roberts/Larry Roberts , Clearfield, UT, US Jan 21, 2023

So sad for the loss of beautiful Dorothy Jean Christensen. The sweetest women I know. You will be truly missed. We love you Aunt Jean.

Karen & Debbie please know our hearts and prayers are with you all.

Love, Amanda & Kevin Boydstun, Nick & Leslie Pead

Amanda Boydstun , Wellsville, UT, US Jan 19, 2023

So sad for the loss of beautiful Dorothy Jean Christensen. The sweetest women I know. You will be truly missed. We love you Aunt Jean.

Karen & Debbie please know our hearts and prayers are with you all.

Love, Amanda & Kevin Boydstun, Nick & Leslie Pead

Amanda Boydstun , Wellsville, UT, US Jan 19, 2023

One of the kindest souls I've been blessed to know. Until we meet again... ๐Ÿ’– ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–

Kim Esquer , Golden Valley, AZ, US Jan 19, 2023

One of the kindest souls I've been blessed to know. Until we meet again... ๐Ÿ’– ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–

Kim Esquer , Golden Valley, AZ, US Jan 19, 2023

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    Always your arms wide open,tell we meet again