Monday , July 29, 2013 - 9:39 AM
Helen Whitton Christensen celebrated her 95th birthday. She was honored by her family at a picnic on June 29. A dinner party was also hosted in her honor by her granddaughter Heidi McKay of North Ogden on June 28. Family members throughout the United States attended.
She was born on July 10, 1918, in Perth, Australia, and moved to Logan when she was 20 years old. She lived in Logan; Pocatello, Idaho; Seattle; and Los Angeles. She married Carmen Christensen and eventually settled in Ogden. Carmen died in 1981.
Her posterity includes eight children: Annette and John Tyler, Kathleen and Tim Gardiner, Ruth MacFarlane, Susan and Bob Shockley, David and Ann Christensen, Dan and Mary Christensen, Janet and Bill McFarlane, and Michelle Christensen (deceased). She has 44 grandchildren and 89 great-grandchildren.