Funeral services for Robert M. “Swede” Christensen will be held at a later date. “Swede” died Aug. 5 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper after a brief illness.
He was born Oct. 8, 1932, in Greybull, the son of Christian Hall and Florence Doughty Christensen. He grew up and received his education in Greybull and graduated from Greybull High School.
He married Carol Kitzerow July 17, 1956, in Billings, Mont.
Mr. Christensen worked as a control room operator at Pacific Power and Light for over 35 years.
He enjoyed gardening, carpentry and was an all-around lover of nature.
His son, Robert “Bobby” Christensen; father Christian Hall Christensen; mother Florence Doughty Christensen; brother Charles Fells; sister-in-law Bee Fells; sister-in-law Joyce Christensen; father and mother-in-law, one niece and his brother-in-law preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife Carol of Glenrock; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jeff and Karla Samona of Spearfish, S.D.. and Tim and Lisa Wiederrich of Sturgis, S.D.; sister Christina Bush of Yerrington, Nev., brother, Christian “Jay” Christensen of Sierra Vista, Ariz., sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Clarence Hall of Worland, brother-in-law and his wife, Sheldon and Marjorie Kitzerow of Sun City, Calif.; one grandson and two granddaughters.
Donations in Mr. Christensen’s name may be given to a charity of your choice.