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Beth Christiansen April 4, 1937 - Jan. 2, 2009

MAYNARD -- Beth LaVonne Christiansen, 71, formerly of Maynard, died Jan. 2 in Edinburg, Texas.

The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Maynard Lutheran Church with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be for one hour before services at the church. Arrangements are by Anderson Funeral Home in Montevideo.

She was born April 4, 1937, in Montevideo to William and Dorothy (Curtis) Harbour. She grew up on a farm in Montevideo, graduated from Maynard High School in 1955 and moved to Minneapolis.

She married Robert Dale Christiansen on June 22, 1957, in Maynard. They lived in Coon Rapids until moving to Fort Worth, Texas, in 1995. They retired in Mission, Texas. She volunteered at schools and at the Enchanted Valley Ranch retirement park.

She is survived by her husband; children: Susan (and Ray) Barker of Spring Grove, Robert W. (and Yvonne) Christiansen of Sanford, N.C., and Charles (and Jenny) Christiansen of Coon Rapids; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Doris (and Richard) Smith of Mason City, Iowa and Mavis (and James) Keilen of Mission, Texas.