Obituary: Robert A. Christensen |

Obituary: Robert A. Christensen

No services are planned for Robert A. Christensen, who died Feb. 11, 2000, at Carson Healthcare Center, Carson City, Nev. He was 85.

Mr. Christensen was born Oct. 11, 1914, at Billings, Mont., to Carl and Louisa (Peterson) Christensen and attended the University of Montana at Missoula. He was in the U.S. Army during World War II and served in the Aleutian Islands. A resident of Lake Tahoe and Dayton, Nev., areas for the past 40 years, he had previously lived at Tulare, Calif. Mr. Christensen was the owner and operator of the Bijou Shell Gas Station in South Lake Tahoe for 25 years and worked in the engineering department at Harveys Resort Hotel Casino before retiring. He enjoyed reading and old movies.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Norm Findley of Zephyr Cove, Nev.; brothers, Claire Christensen of California and Neil Christensen of Nebraska; sister, Dorothy Adams of Fresno, Calif.; two grandchildren, Allison Ryland of New Jersey and Andrew Findley of Reno, Nev.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Lois Travis.

No services are planned and inurnment will be at Happy Homestead Cemetery.

Arrangements are by FitzHenry’s Funeral Home in Carson City.

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