Gail A. Christensen

Gail Ann Christensen, age 53, passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 following a courageous battle with Huntington ’s disease. Her family was by her side.

 

Gail was born in Oconto Falls on December 11, 1964, a daughter of Vernon and Dolores (Gilbertson) Christensen. She was a graduate of Gillett High School, and went on to work as a dental hygienist at Gillett Dental Care. Gail was the loving mother of Rachael and Nathan VanArk. She enjoyed reading, music and playing volleyball. And her patients found her to be sweet, kind and professional. She will be sadly missed.

 

Gail leaves her daughter, Rachael VanArk of Green Bay, her son Nathan VanArk of Oconto Falls and her mother Dolores Christensen. She is also survived by her siblings: Jane (Russell) Herrman of Ferryville, WI, Allan (Laure) Christensen of Suring, Todd Christensen of Pulcifer, Kevin (Joyce) Christensen of Appleton and Neal (Heidi) Christensen of Pulaski. She is further survived by many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

Gail was preceded in death by her father, Vernon, a brother, Larry Christensen and a sister, Debbie Zenk.

 

Memorial visitation for Gail will be held from 5 to 7 PM on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at LEGACY FUNERAL CHAPELS (108 E. Main Street, Gillett, WI 54124). A memorial service will follow at 7 PM with Pastor Bill Gruenstern officiating. Final rest will be in Bethel Lutheran Cemetery.

 

The family wishes to thank the staff of Atrium Post Acute Care of Oconto Falls as well as the staff of Unity Hospice for their kind and compassionate care of Gail. For those wishing, memorials are appreciated to the Huntington’s Disease Society.

Services

Memorial Visitation

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

5 to 7 PM

Legacy Funeral Chapels

108 E. Main Street

Gillett, WI 54124

Memorial Service

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

7 PM

Legacy Funeral Chapels

108 E. Main Street

Gillett, WI 54124

 

 

7 entries on “Gail A. Christensen

  1. So very sorry for your loss Christensen Family. Thinking of you at this time. God has given you all so very much courage and strength.

  2. Gail was a beautiful person, inside and out. She is now in heaven, no more suffering & pain. I’m so very sorry for your loss Rachael & Nathan and Christensen Family.

  3. May Our Lord’s Christ Jesus’ promise of a resurrection, strengthen your family until the day when death is no more, and honest-hearted ones will see lost loved ones once again (John 5:28, 29). In the meantime, may the love and support of dear family and friends comfort you.

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