A funeral service for Agnes Viola “Aggie” Christensen, 94, will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Wheatland Worship Center, 1452 Cedar Street, in Wheatland, Wyoming with Pastor Geoffrey R. Gonifas officiating. Interment will be held at Wheatland Cemetery.
Agnes passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Platte County Legacy Home in Wheatland, Wyoming.
She was born Saturday, February 7, 1925, the daughter of Harry Miller and Eldora “Mom” (Locke) Olson in Wheatland, Wyoming.
Agnes married Herbert Allen Christensen on December 26, 1941 in Harrisburg, Nebraska. They were married for 69 years. To this union were three children, twins Betty and Beverly and son Herbert Allen Jr.
She enjoyed together time with Herbert, going fishing, hunting, and attending church. She was “Mommie” to many foster children and also baby sat many children.
Agnes is survived by two children Betty (Norm) Brotzman of Newcastle, Wyoming and Herb (Gail) Christensen of Montesano, Washington; five grandchildren, Cyna (Dave) Whitford, Candace (Dennis) Daywitt, Ginger (Darin) Gerchak, Angela (Ryan) McCullough, and Chris (Jodi) Christensen; ten great grandchildren, Amberly Daywitt, Annette, Ginnette and Daniel Gerchak, Joshua, Jana and Caleb McCullough, Alyssa, Katie, and MaKenzie Christensen; and foster son, Burt A. Petersen..
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Herbert, on October 29, 2010; daughter, Beverly Christensen on February 13, 2017; and twin brother, Harry Olson.
Serving as pallbearers will be Herb Christensen, Norm Brotzman, Dennis Daywitt, Mike Holst, Burt Petersen, and Lester Olson.
Memorials and condolences may be made to the Aggie Christensen Memorial Fund, 429 Walden Avenue, Newcastle, Wyoming 82701.
Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland are in charge of the arrangements.