Jacquelyn Christenson - obituary

Jacquelyn (Jackie) Frances Christenson, age 79, of Isle, Minnesota, passed away in Florida on January 3, 2019, with her family by her side.

A celebration of Jackie’s life will be held at 12 noon on Aug. 17, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wahkon, Minn. Visitation will be at the church for one hour prior to the service. Lunch will be served immediately following the service at church.

Everyone is invited to “The Farm” after lunch.

Burial will be Monday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Arrangements by Mille Lacs Lake Funeral Home of Isle, Minn.

Acts of love and remembrance of Jackie are appreciated with memorials to Camp Confidence, which was founded by Jackie’s brother-in-law Richard “Dick” Endres or to The American Cancer Society.

Jackie is survived by her loving husband, John “Jack” P. Christenson; daughters, Holly (Peter) Borgen of Maple Grove, Minn., Julie Christenson of Pahokee, Fla., Mary (Andy) Flores of Woodbury, Minn.; sister, Anne (Dennis) Brown of Burnsville, Minn.; brother, Arthur “Bud” G. Miller, Jr of Hastings, Minn.; seven grandchildren, Melissa (Dylan), Kailey, Andy, Tiana, David, Christopher and Matthew; great grandchild, Rylie; and many other nieces and nephews.

Jackie was born on September 28, 1939 in Boston, Mass. Jackie married John “Jack” P. Christenson on May 7, 1960, in St. Paul, Minn.