Obituary: Margaret Joy Christensen

Margaret Joy Christensen, 95, died May 17, 2009, in Reno. She was born Sept. 13, 1913, to Walter and Alice Moxham in Chester, Neb. She was preceded in death by husband Walter. Among her survivors are sons and daughters-in-law Neil and Dayle Christensen of Corvallis, Ore., and Grant and Sarah Christensen of Gardnerville; daughters and sons-in-law Lila and Millard Clark and Mary and Ray Matheus of Carson City; brothers Richard Moxham and Robert Moxham of Nebraska; sisters Evelyn Hybl of Nebraska and Gertrude Braddock of Tennessee; grandchildren Andrew Christensen, Jennifer Sparks, Doug and Kendra Wood, Pamela Clark, Karen Durbin, Cynthia and Michael Matheus; four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be 11 a.m., Friday, May 29 at Ross, Burke and Knobel, 1538 C St., Sparks. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1900 First St., Sparks or to your favorite charity. Ross, Burke and Knobel Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.


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