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Obituary: Shirley Lena Jorgensen Christensen

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Shirley Lena Jorgensen Christensen 1932 ~ 2006 Shirley Lena Jorgensen Christensen, 74, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family November 12, 2006 in Delta Utah. Shirley was born June 22, 1932 in Castle Dale, Utah to James Lester and Adela Seely Jorgensen. She was married and sealed to Archie P. Christensen of Flowell, UT, August 2, 1974 in the Provo LDS temple. She spent all of her childhood in Castle Dale and had countless fond memories of her family and friends. She graduated from BYU in 1962 with a Bachelor's degree in elementary education and spent many years teaching elementary school. She was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, aunt, and grandmother. She enjoyed reading, gardening, and especially spending time with family. Shirley was an active member of the LDS church and fulfilled many callings. She is survived by her husband Archie, daughter Nancy Limburg (Paul), Salt Lake City; stepdaughter Kathy Davidson (Richard), Burley, ID; stepsons Kevin Christensen (Marlene), Flowell, Utah; Lester Christensen, Flowell; Eldon Christensen (Barbara), Fillmore, Utah; Ken Christensen (Sarena), Flowell; 31 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brothers Theron Don Jorgensen (Mary Ann G.), Gale Jorgensen (Mary Anne J.), and Ray Jorgensen (Carolyn) all of Castle Dale, UT. Preceded in death by her parents, brothers John Jorgensen and Joseph Jorgensen, and granddaughter Jennifer Davidson. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 18th at 11:00 a.m. in the Flowell ward chapel, 500 N. 4200 W. A viewing will be held prior to the services from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Fillmore City Cemetery under the direction of Rasmussen Mortuary. Special thanks to the Millard County Care Center for their loving care.