Standard-Examiner

Happy 100th Birthday!: Helen F. Whitton Christensen

Saturday , July 07, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Reader Submitted

Helen F. Whitton Christensen was born July 10, 1918, in Perth, Australia, to John and Annie Elizabeth Whitton.

Two years after immigrating to the United States, she married Carmen Christensen in the Logan LDS Temple on March 12, 1942. She has lived in the Ogden area for her adult life and is currently residing in Farmington, Utah, at Country Care Assisted Living.

She has been a loving and devoted mother to her seven children: Annette (John) Tyler, Provo; Kathleen Gardiner (Tim, deceased) Bountiful; Ruth Macfarlane, Greeley, CO; Susan (Bob) Shockley, Springville; David (Ann) Christensen, Magna; Danny (Mary) Christensen, North Ogden and Janet (Bill) McFarlane, North Ogden.

She has 160 direct descendants. That includes 44 grandchildren, 109 great-grandchildren, with four more due this year, and two great-great-grand- children. A family picnic was held on June 30, 2018, in Huntsville, to celebrate 100 years of the life of our warm, loving mother, grandmother, aunt and sister. Over 130 people were in attendance