Obit of Waldo Hyrum Christensen
Contributor: SouthPawPhilly Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago
Birth: Aug. 22, 1916
Death: Aug. 30, 2004
Waldo Hyrum Christensen departed this life early Monday, August 30, 2004 following a seven year separation from his beloved wife, Bessie. He was born August 22, 1916 in Mammoth Utah, the son of Burnell Hyrum Christensen, and Ruby Ellen Cahoon. Waldo married his childhood sweetheart, Bessie Ludlow, on November 23, 1933 in Benjamin, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Mesa, Arizona LDS Temple. They resided for 40 years in Long Beach, California, 10 years in Kaysville, Utah, and 10 years in Bountiful, Utah. Waldo remained in his Bountiful home for nearly seven years following the passing of his wife. He is survived by his children, Duane L. Christensen (Sherry) of Ivins, Utah; Dennis H. Christensen (Mary Ann) of Bountiful, Utah; Diane Anderson (Grant) of Farmington, Utah; 10 grandchildren, and 21 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, two brothers, his sister, one grandson, and one great granddaughter. Funeral services held on Friday, September 3, 2004 at the Lindquist Bountiful Mortuary, 727 N. 400 East. Interment Benjamin City Cemetery, Benjamin, Utah.
Published in the Salt Lake Tribune from 9/1/2004 - 9/2/2004.