Carol Lorraine Christensen
- Born: 21 Dec 1938, Fairview, Utah County, Utah
- Died: 25 Sep 2015, Toquerville, Washington County, Utah at age 76
- Buried: Toquerville Cemetery in Washington County, Utah
The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah)09 Nov 1958, SunPage 18 [notes from clipping]
Carol L. Christensen d/o Mrs Leta Christensen of Provo married Reese W. Straw s/o M/M Dean Straw of Salt Lake City..couple will fly to Lima, Peru until groom's release of duty in US Army....
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Carol Christensen Straw
On December 25, 2015, Carol Straw passed from mortality to enter in the presence of her Father in Heaven.
She was born on April 1, 1935 in Fairview, Utah to Leta Melissa Taylor and Robert Nyberg Christensen.
She spent her early childhood in Hiawatha, Utah and moved to Provo, Utah when she was 9.
After graduation from Provo High School she attended BYU for a short time where she was a founding member of the BYU Alpine Club.
In 1957 she went to Washington, D.C. to work, where she met her husband, Reese Straw.
On October 13, 1958 they were married in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
The majority of her married life was spent in Massachusetts where she raised her 3 children.
After 35 years she and Reese left the cold and snow of New England and moved to Toquerville, Utah in 1997.
She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints all of her life.
She loved children, the outdoors, quilting and all that life had to offer.
She is survived by her brother,
Nolan V. Frederick of Boulder, Colorado;her husband, Reese; her daughters:Maylene (Robert Bird) of Palm Harbor, Florida,
and Karen of Toquerville, Utah; granddaughter, Gabriela Victoria (Steven Young); 3 great-grandchildren of St. George, Utah; and many cousins,
nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Mark.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. the Toquerville LDS 1st Ward Chapel located on 63 North Toquerville Blvd, Toquerville, Utah
Interment will follow the services at the Toquerville City Cemetery.
Published in The Spectrum & Daily News from Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2015
Robert N. Christensen (1907 - 1945)
Leta Melissa Taylor Christensen (1910 - 1983)
Mark Christensen Straw (1961 - 1975)*
Carol married Living