Alma Christensen


Alma Elizabeth Christensen was born on September 7, 1922, to Parker and Margaret Christensen. She was born in Vernon and was a lifelong resident.

Alma passed away at the age of 83, on Monday, May 29, 2006 at Noric House in Vernon.

She was predeceased by 2 sisters; Unda Christensen and Frances Chutter, and by 2 brothers; Lloyd and Leyden Christensen.

Alma is survived by her loving family: sister Doreen MacLeod of Vernon and brother Dr. Ralph Christensen (Bunty) of Parksville, B.C.

She was a special aunt to her many nieces and nephews. Alma was an avid reader and loved people and animals. She had a great love of music and entertained at Noric House with her beautiful piano playing. Alma will be greatly missed by her family.

The family would like to express sincere thanks to all the staff at Noric House, who have given Alma such excellent care during the past 18 years.

Funeral Services will be held at Trinity United Church at 2:30 P.M. on Saturday, June 3, 2006 with Sheila Odney officiating. Burial afterwords in the family plot at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Alma’s nephews: Grant MacLeod, Ken Christensen, Don Christensen, Rod Christensen, Allan Christensen and Brett Christensen. Funeral arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home. Memorial contributions would be appreciated in Alma’s memory to either Noric House or the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation.

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