DEBRA LYNN CHRISTENSEN

D Christensen web photoDebra Lynn Christensen, of Mora, died at her home on Sunday May 2, 2010. She was 50 years old.

MEMORIAL SERVICE will be at 12:00 PM on Saturday, May 8 at Akkerman – Ingebrand Chapel in Mora.

VISITATION will be 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Debra Christensen was born at General Hospital in Minneapolis, MN on January 30, 1960 to June McCormick and Robert Iverson. She was the second oldest of six siblings, growing up in northern Minneapolis. When she was younger she used to love drawing and the arts and sang in the local church choir. She used to love to sing and her art was amazing. In 1974, she gave birth to Lisa Iverson, who she loved very much. Later on, in 1979, she gave birth to a second daughter, Shantelle Frost, who she was also very proud to have. And in 1983 she gave birth to her first and only son, Jeremy Frost. In 1989 she met a wonderful man, Kenneth Christensen, and they spent the rest of their lives together. They were married on August 3rd, 1990 in their home in Forest Lake that they built with their own love. On 1993 the family moved to Hibbing, MN where Deb took up bowling and was very good at it. In 2001 they moved to Mora, MN, and she then attended Pine Technical College. She graduated in 2005 with her degree in nursing, being the only one in her family to attend and finish college. This made her exceptionally proud. Deb had a large love for animals and also loved to travel. She was a very good people-person and there was no one in the world who didn’t like her.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Lisa; parents; brother Scott Iverson and sister Dorothy Sapp.

Debra is survived by her husband Kenneth; daughter Shantelle Wahlstrand of Hibbing, MN; son Jeremy Frost of Mora; brother Ron Iverson of Minneapolis; sisters Valerie Iverson of Ames, IA and Tanja Fannell of Mora; plus many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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