John Lee Christensen, 57, of Monett, Mo., passed away Sunday, June 7, 2009, at St. John's Medical Center, Springfield, Mo.
Mr. Christensen was born March 28, 1952, in Denver, Colo., the son of Leonard James and Ida Estelle Compton Christensen. He retired in 2007 as office manager for St. Lawrence Catholic Church. He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
He married Vicki Leikam on June 29, 1974 in Lebanon, Mo., and she survives.
|Additional survivors include: one son, Travis Christensen and wife, Mara, of Neosho, Mo.; one daughter, Johnna Jo Hilton of Monett; one sister, Yvonne Craig and husband, William, of Springfield, Mo.; one brother, Harry James Christensen and wife, Debra, of Strafford, Mo.; one granddaughter and numerous nieces and nephews.|
Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday, June 11, 2009 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church with Father Daniel Robles officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery near Monett, Mo.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Buchanan Funeral Home with rosary at 7 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Lupus Foundation or American Kidney Foundation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to offset expenses.
On-line condolences may be posted at www.buchananfuneralhomemonett.com.
Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.