Ellen Christensen passed away peacefully on Monday, January 16, 2012 at Chilliwack Hospital at the age of 77 years. Ellen (nee Petersen) was born in Camrose, AB to parents Elna & Niels Peterson. She is survived by her sister Esther in Lymburn, AB.

Ellen loved animals, especially her cats, and she raised Appaloosa horses – Snoopy was her favorite. She loved to bake and was an avid gardener. She loved flowers, especially spring time when daffodils started blooming. Ellen worked at the Best Western as a housekeeper. She was a member of the Mormon Church.

Ellen will be sadly missed by her husband Svend and will be lovingly remembered by Stella, Al, Luella, Karen, Mark & family, Lawrence & Tony Sprangers and all her church family. She is predeceased by Elna & Niels Petersen, pioneers of the Peace River farming country.

Visitation will be held at 12:30 pm on Saturday, January 21 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 6300 Tyson Rd., Chilliwack. Funeral Service will follow at 1:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ellen’s memory may be given to the SPCA.

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