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Sheila J. (Brown) Christensen

June 28, 1942 ~ May 3, 2022 (age 79)

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Sheila J. Christensen, 79, of Rock Island passed away on Tuesday May 3, 2022 at ProMedica Nursing and Rehabilitation, Moline.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11:00am Monday May 9, 2022 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Milan. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00am at church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be made to St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Milan.

Sheila was born on June 28, 1942 in Iowa City, IA, the daughter of Don and Marian (White) Brown. She married Alan Christensen on October 17, 1964 in Rock Island. She graduated from Fontbonne College, Saint Louis, Mo in 1963. Sheila worked in data entry for 40 years with Bituminous Insurance Company in Rock Island. She was a wonderful wife and mother who enjoyed taking rides in the car with her husband Alan, especially when going to her sons’ baseball games and her grandchildren’s sporting events. Spending time with her family was very important to her and enabled her to enjoy her passions of photography, sewing, playing cards and cooking. She was a very good cook who loved to collect and try new recipes.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Alan; sons, Scott (Julie) Christensen, Colona and Brian (Deana) Christensen, McKinney, TX; and grandchildren, Mickey, Alex, Katie, Damian and Brea.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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May 9, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Ambrose Catholic Church
312 - 1st Street W.
Milan, Illinois, IL 61264

Mass of Christian Burial
May 9, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Ambrose Catholic Church (Milan)

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