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Gary Christensen

May 16, 1947 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 74)

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Gary M. Christensen, 74, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021.

Memorial service will be 11:00 am, Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1800 S 84th St. No viewing or visitation, cremation took place.

Memorials may be directed to his family for a later designation.

Gary was born May 16, 1947, in Winside, Nebraska, the son of Gale and Grace (Albrecht) Christensen. He graduated from Pierce High School with the class of 1965 and attended Wayne State College and later, the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Gary married Carolyn Veik on January 27, 1968, in Osmond, Nebraska. He worked in Real Estate and was a commercial developer in and around Lincoln. Gary was a member of the Capital City Ford Club and volunteered with Meals on Wheels. He loved classic cars, especially Mustangs, and passed his love for cars on to his grandsons.

Gary is survived by his wife of 53 years, Carolyn Christensen of Lincoln, NE; children, Dawn (Rick) Sebek of Lincoln, NE, and Greg (Brenda) Christensen of Omaha, NE; and grandchildren, Spencer Jordan, Garrett, Jarred, and Brady.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Randall Christensen.

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Celebration of Life
November 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Messiah Lutheran Church
1800 S 84th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506

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