John C. Christenson, age 88, of Fremont, NE, died Monday, April 16, 2012 at his home in Fremont.
He was born June 6, 1923 in Dow City, IA to Chris and Calista (Wingrove) Christenson. He grew up in Dow City and then served in the U.S. Navy. He lived at Marshalltown, IA from 1946 to 1953, then to Denison, IA until moving to Fremont in 1962. He worked for the State of Nebraska in Highway Maintenance until retiring in 1985.
John married Helen Coan October 16, 1946 in Hiawatha, KS. She died January 29, 2012.
He was a member of V.F.W. Post #854 of Fremont and the Fraternal Order of Eagles #200 of Fremont.
Survivors include: son – David and wife Nancy Plotz of Fremont, NE; 2 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; and 1 great-great-great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen; his parents; 4 brothers and 1 sister.
Memorial Service will be 10:30 AM., Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Craig Steel will officiate. There is no visitation. Military honors conducted by the Fremont Honor Guard of V.F.W. Post #854 and American Legion Post #20 at the funeral home immediately following the memorial service.
Memorials may be directed to the Fremont Area Medical Center Hospice.