Dorothy Louise Christensen, 86, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 20, 2013, at Oaklawn Health Care Center, Mankato, MN. A Memorial service is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Woodland Hills Funeral Chapel, Mankato, MN . Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers to: Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato Hospice (1025 Marsh Street, Mankato, MN 56001-4752) or a charity of donor's choosing. Private condolences may be sent to The Christensen Family c/o 116 Kingsway Dr., North Mankato, MN 56003.
Dorothy was born October 7, 1926, in Racine, WI. She grew up and attended school in Racine, WI. In 1949 Dorothy was joined in Holy Matrimony to Harold Christensen, also of Racine, WI. They moved to Mankato in 1971.
Dorothy worked for East High School in the media center and West High School in the office, and volunteered for a variety of charities in Mankato. She also liked to read and play golf, but most of all loved spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her brother, Robert (Joan) Perlberg of Roseville, CA.
Her Children: Mark (Theresa) Christensen of Hot Springs Village, AR; David Christensen of North Mankato, MN; Karen (Frank) Kromar of Minneapolis, MN; Tim (Chris) Christensen of Waseca, MN. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold and 3 sisters Virginia, Betty, Geraldine.