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Maurine Christensen
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  • Countryside Covenant Church

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“It was a pleasure to get to know her. she had a laugh that could melt the heart and and smile to match. You Felt like you had know her for years...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Sharon Paxman - McPherson, KS

“Dianna,Mike, Debbie and family, I am sadden to hear of your mom's passing. She was a wonderful Aunt and so kind. We had so many good times with your...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Rhonda Chistensen Warner - AZ

“Dianna, Mike & Debbie - I was so sorry to hear about your mother. Old memories and ties from our childhood almost seem to grow stronger as we age. ...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Linda Andersen - Galva, KS

“Maurine was a good friend. She was very caring and kind to all of her friends in the MoKan Hummel Club. She was a good cook and we will always...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Susan Crosby - Lee's Summit, MO

“Dianna, Mike, and Debbie and families: I just heard about Maurine and I am so deeply sorry. I loved her and your dad like they were my own folks. I...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Deborah Boomhower - New Castle, PA

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Maurine (Unruh) Christensen, 82, died on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at The Cedars, McPherson. She was born July 2, 1930, in Galva, KS, the daughter of Elias T. and Susie (Schultz) Unruh. A lifetime resident of McPherson County, she retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. She also worked at Hardee's and Burger King.

On March 15, 1949, she married Glen L. Christensen in McPherson. He died on September 19, 2004.

She belonged to the Countryside Covenant Church. She also volunteered for Trash-to-Treasures, Sew & Share, and Save 'N Share. She was past member of the Sunflower M.I. Hummel Club, MO-KAN Hummel Club, National M.I. Hummel Club, and Telephone Pioneers.

Survivors include: a son, Michael Christensen of Overland Park, KS; two daughters, Dianna Heidebrecht and Debbie (Mark) Unruh, both of McPherson, KS; six grandchildren, Angie (Shane) Godwin of McPherson, KS, Will (Erin) Heidebrecht of Olathe, KS, Billy Christensen of Tampa, FL, Becky Christensen of Shawnee, KS, Ann (Cale) Dark of Overland Park, KS, Tricia Christensen of Shawnee, KS; six great-grandchildren, Kobe Unruh, Shelby Christensen, Eric Christensen, Kaden Godwin, Addison Heidebrecht, and Bentley Godwin; two brothers, Arvin Unruh of Moundridge, KS, Derald (Shirley) Unruh of Galva, KS; two sisters, Florence (Les) Dearing of Easton, PA, and Thelma Gibson of Bixby, OK.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers, and nine sisters.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 2, 2013, at Countryside Covenant Church with Rev. Jon Black & Kenneth Busse officiating. A private inurnment will be held at the McPherson Cemetery prior to the memorial service.

Memorial donations may be given to Countryside Covenant Church or Alzheimer's & Related Disorders Assn. in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.