Henry “Hank” Thomas Christensen, 64, Marshfield, stepfather of a Plover man and a former University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point maintenance employee, died Thursday, July 6, 2000, in the emergency room of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Rembs/Kundinger Chapel in Marshfield with the Rev. Charles D. Stoetzel, pastor of St. John Catholic Church in Marshfield, officiating. American Legion Post 54 of Marshfield will conduct military rites at the funeral home following the services.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the funeral home from 10 a.m. Monday until the services.
Mr. Christensen was born Jan. 24, 1936, in Marshfield, a son of the late Peter and Marion (Schmidt) Christensen. He attended St. John Catholic School and graduated from Marshfield Senior High School.
He was married to Donna J. Johnson on Dec. 16, 1975, in Big Lake, Minn.
He worked for Marshfield Milling Co. and entered the U.S. Army, serving from June 18, 1958, to June 17, 1964.
He then worked for Marshfield Milling Co. and was employed for various businesses in Marshfield. He joined the UW-Madison maintenance department and worked there for 12 years before being transferred to UW-SP until his retirement in 1998.
Survivors include his wife, Marshfield; two sons, Peter and Carl, Marshfield; three stepsons, Daniel (Judith) Wright, Plover, David Wright, Hampton, Va., and Kenneth (Deb) Wright, Coconut, Fla.; one stepdaughter, Pamela (Steve) Hoffman, Marshfield; two brothers, John (Pat), Auburndale, and Robert (Barb), Marshfield; and 10 grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one stepgrandson.