Kenna passed away at her home on Wednesday, April 15, 1998, with her family at her side.
She was born August 4, 1927 in Ephraim, Utah to Clarence and Orpa Jorgensen Peterson. She grew up in Ephraim, where she graduated from Ephraim High School. During her early years she worked on the family farm and as a nurse's aid. In her later years, she worked as a seamstress at Walhen Brothers and at her home. She happily married A. Joy Christensen on July 27, 1953. They lived in Midvale, Utah for 23 years, until his death on February 21, 1970. They were blessed with two children.During her 70 short years, she was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a cherished friend to everyone who knew and loved her.
Survivors are a son, Cory J. Christensen; daughter, Debra Lee Christensen Miller; one brother; three sisters; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be conducted Saturday, April 18, 1998, at 11 a.m. at the Larkin Sunset Gardens, 10600 So. 1700 East, Sandy, Utah.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family to take care of expenses C/O Kenna Christensen, 174 East 7500 South, Midvale, UT 84047
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