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John R. Christenson

October 15, 1922 May 10, 2010
John R. Christenson
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Obituary for John R. Christenson

John R. Christenson age 87 of Attica passed away May 10, 2010. He was born in Park Ridge, IL on October 15, 1922 to Gust and Helen Christenson. John loyally served his country as a B-24 pilot in the Army Air Corps during WWII. After being honorably discharged, John earned his Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University. He worked as a Co-Pilot for TWA for five years, then worked for Ethel, Ford and Chrysler as a Mechanical Engineer. John retired it 2004 from being self employed as a small parts manufacturer. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Mary Ann Christenson of Attica; brother-in-law, David (Linda) Legnosky; half-brother, Keith Christenson of Eagle River, AK. Funeral Service will be held Thursday at 11:00 AM from Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors Capstick Chapel, 542 Liberty Park, Lapeer, MI 48446. Friends may visit Wednesday from 5-9 PM. Pastor Todd Smith will be officiating. Interment will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery with military honors. Memorials to Brian’s House Hospice of Davison are greatly appreciated.


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