Condolences to the family of Hans Christensen | DrumhellerMail
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Condolences to the family of Hans Christensen


Hans (Joe) Joseph

August 19, 1920 - October 24, 2018

Hans (Joe) Joseph Christensen of Drumheller beloved father of Sally, Robyn and Roxanne Christensen passed away peacefully on October 24, 2018 at the age of 98 years. Joe was born to Jim and Elizabeth Christensen on August 19, 1920 in Wayne, Alberta. Joe took his early education at Bluespring School in Dalum with his four brothers and sisters. He fought overseas in World War ll from 1942-1946, which he always spoke of with pride. He was a member of the Calgary Highlanders during this war and he received two Medals of Honour in recent years from the Calgary Highlanders. Joe spent many of his years farming in the Dalum area, farming right up until his 78th year. Farming was truly a passion for Joe. Joe leaves to cherish his memory his three daughters; Sally, Robyn and Roxanne, one brother Harry, many nieces and nephews and a lifetime of friends. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Funeral Mass for Joe Christensen was held Monday,
October 29, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church, interment followed in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Dalum, Alberta. If friends so desire memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta and NWT. Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes were in care of the arrangements.