George Christensen

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

George Christensen, 71, of Holiday Island, Ark., died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. He was born on May 6, 1946, in Blair, Neb., to Robert and Irma Christensen, who preceded him in death.

He graduated from Blair High School in 1964. After spending four years in the U.S. Air Force, he graduated from Dana College earning a B.S. degree in accounting. He later earned a MBA from Central Missouri State University. He married Joeta Prather in St. Charles on April 25, 1970, and she survives.

Additional survivors include: one son, Nathan Christensen and his wife Tilan, of Raymore; one daughter, Emma Calhoun and her husband Jay, of Papillion, Neb.; and five grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Christensen; and two sisters, Barbara Peterson and Mary Christensen.

A private family burial will be held at a later date at the Blair Cemetery in Blair, Neb.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.