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Patricia Louise Christensen


She was born Feb. 3, 1945, to Donald and Florence Bradley in Wessington Springs, South Dakota. She was the youngest of six children ... She had a love for music, history, art, real estate, travel, and horticulture, and of course, always her family.


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TNCMS.AdManager.render({region: 'fixed-big-ad-top-asset', slot: 1, fold: "above"}); She was greatly loved by her 29 nieces and nephews of which many she had a hand in raising.While in college at a “sock hop” in the “Old Lane School Gym,” she met the love of her life, Dennis ChristensenThat very night, he told her he was going to marry her some dayThat day came true on Aug29, 1964He started his life-long career as a teacher and coach with her by his sideThey became parents with the birth of their first daughter, Jo LynnLater sister, Julie, and sons, Brad and Bryan, completed the family.She was a loving, nurturing and attentive mother to her four children, and a supportive wife to her husbandShe created a warm and comfortable home for her familyIn 1978, following an oil and gas boom in Wyoming and a call for educators, they moved their family to Gillette, where all four children attended and later graduated from Campbell County School District.In Gillette, she spread her wings and became an professional secretary at AMAX Eagle Butte coal mine and later brightened the office of the University of Wyoming Extension office.MrsChristensen taught her children to love life and each other, to not only laugh with each other, but to laugh at themselves, to love unconditionally and always be encouraging. TNCMS.AdManager.render({region: 'fixed-big-ad-middle-asset', slot: 1, fold: "span"}); She had a love for music, history, art, real estate, travel, and horticulture, and of course, always her familyIn 1989, her 15 grandchildren began to arrive and they were all fortunate enough to be very close to their grandmaThey share in her legacy, great sense of humor and sweet, loving nature.Always showing an interest in property investments, she bought three houses in the Phoenix, Arizona, areaShe enjoyed snow-birding and discovering new things in the southwest in remainder of her lifeUnfortunately, MrChristensen died in July of 2011, and was not able to be by her side as she explored new opportunities in Arizona.She had a special place in her heart for the Black Hills of South Dakota, so, in honor of their mother, her children and their families would like to extend an invitation to friends and family to join them in a celebration of MrsChristensen’s life with a gathering at 3 p.m April 28 at the Latch String Lodge in Spearfish Canyon, South Dakota.Condolences may be attached to the obituary on the News Record’s website at gillettenewsrecord.com. 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