Louise Marilyn Christensen, 90, passed away on November 5, 2020 at the Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center in Des Moines. She was born in Des Moines, Iowa on August 8, 1930 to Elmo and Beda Matilda Young.

Louise was a bookkeeper for Elevator Contractors for 25 years. She quilted for Grace Lutheran Church for many years. Louise loved being a part of her “North High School 48’ers” and enjoyed their many social gatherings. She was a reading mentor at Monroe Elementary School in Des Moines. She enjoyed gardening and collecting antiques. Louise was able to make 2 special trips to Sweden and Denmark, which blessed her with a lifetime of amazing memories.

Louise is survived by her sons; Verlin Dennis Jr., (Becky) and James (Patricia) Christensen, along with several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Verlin Sr.; brother, Eugene Young, her twin sister, Lois Pleshek and sister Margaret Smith

Private services will be held.

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