A memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at N.H. Scott & Hanekamp Funeral Home in Glenview, Ill. Interment was private.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 3 p.m. Thursday until the service.
Memorials may be made to ASPCA, 520 8th Ave., New York, NY, 10018; VFW, PO Box 13206, Springfield, IL 62791; or DAV Memorial Program, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH, 45250-0301.
Condolences may be offered online at www.nhscotthanekamp.com.
Mr. Christenson was born and raised in Nelsonville. He later moved to Stevens Point.
He was married to D. Ione.
Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Linda (Paul) Peters; two grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.