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Birdean Kathryn (Jensen) Christoffersen

February 2, 1918 ~ December 29, 2020 (age 102)

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Birdean Kathryn (Jensen) Christoffersen

Age 102, passed away December 29, 2020 in Sun City West, AZ.

She was born February 2, 1918 on the home farm close to Exeter, NE.  Born to Christian Lorenz Jensen and Anna Clara (Johnson) Jensen.

The Jensen Family moved to Exeter, NE in 1925 where Birdean lived until she moved to Lincoln, NE and attended the University of Nebraska.

Birdean married Gerald (Chris) L. Christoffersen March 21, 1942 at the Congregational Church in Exeter, NE.

Gerald and Birdean owned, along with Don and LaVelle Carlson, The Automatic Merchandising Company, a food vending machine business.  All were instrumental in the development and operation of the business.  Birdean was also involved in PEO, church activities and enjoyed art and traveling.

Preceded in death by Husband Gerald L. Christoffersen AZ, Daughter, Suzanne J. Christoffersen CA, Brother, Delphin C. Jensen and Sister In-Law Elfrieda Jensen of rural Exeter, NE, Sister, LaVelle A. (Jensen) Carlson and Brother In-Law Don E. Carlson of Lincoln, NE, and Brother In-Law Arden N. Johnson of rural Exeter, NE.

Survived by Sister Eyvonne L. (Jensen) Johnson Exeter, NE and many nieces, nephews and their families.

Internment at Desert Garden United Church of Christ, Sun City West, AZ.

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