Arvin Christiansen, 84, passed away August 11, 1994 as a result of a stroke.
He was born March 21, 1910 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Edwin Julius and Anna Marie Paulsen Christiansen. After graduating from Granite High School he went in partnership with his older brother O. Earl raising turkeys. After eight years, Arvin then went to Barber College. He left his barbering to join the Army Air Corps during World War II, he served in Karachi, India. When he returned he was a barber at the University Barber Shop for about 20 years. He quit his job to help his brother, O. Earl in the Somerset Picture Framing & Art Shop in the Sugar House area. Arvin enjoyed golfing, fishing and gardening. He had a great love for music and enjoyed singing the older popular tunes and western songs.Survived by brothers; T. R. Christiansen, Salt Lake City, Jack Kene Christensen and wife Virginia, Salt Lake City; sister, Thelma C. Strand and husband Herbert E., Layton; sister-in-law, Grace Christiansen, Hillsboro, Oregon and many nieces and nephews.
We wish to thank especially those dear people at the Fairview Care Center and those at Hillside Manor for their kindness and assistance -- especially the doctors, nurses and therapists who brought so much hope and gaiety back to his life after his stroke.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, August 16, 1994 at 11:00 a.m. at the Salt Lake City Cemetery, 4th Avenue & "N" Street. Friends may call on Monday evening, August 15, 1994 at the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 South Highland Drive from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. prior to services.
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