Bernice A. Christensen — Red Wing

RED WING — The funeral for Bernice A. Christensen will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Christ Episcopal Church in Red Wing, with the Rev. Charles Uhlik officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Jamestown, N.D.

Mrs. Christensen, 89, of Red Wing, died Tuesday (May 29, 2007) at the Fairview Seminary Home in Red Wing.

Bernice Ann McCurdy was born Sept. 25, 1917, in Stutsman County, N.D., and attended schools in Jamestown. On Aug. 3, 1941, she married Harry Christensen in Webo, Mont. For many years they lived in Casselton, N.D., where she did child care in her home. Her husband died April 18, 1983. In 1987 she moved to Red Wing and resided at Jordan Towers, where she volunteered in many activities. A member of Christ Episcopal Church, she enjoyed sewing, making dolls, music and reading.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Beth (Rod) Brown of Hanley Falls, Minn., and Patricia Ann (Len) Jacobsen of Red Wing; three grandsons; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Jane (Harvey) Grinuck of California. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, six brothers and four sisters.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the church, with a vigil service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue an hour before the service Friday at the church.


Memorials are preferred to the church or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel in Red Wing is in charge of arrangements.

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