Larry Elliot Christenson, 68, Quenemo: Dec. 29, 1951 – June 19, 2020 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Larry Elliot Christenson, 68, Quenemo: Dec. 29, 1951 – June 19, 2020

QUENEMO, Kan. – Larry Elliot Christenson, 68, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020, at his home south of Quenemo, Kan. He was born on Dec. 29, 1951, in Amery, Wis., the son of Irvin and Evelyn (Mickelson) Christenson.

Larry had lived in Melvern, Kan., before moving to his home four years ago.

Larry received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, and then worked for John Deere Inc. He retired as an executive officer. He had been a member of Lutheran and Methodist churches.

On Sept. 28, 1974, Larry was united in marriage to Valerie Whitlark in Amery, Wis. To this union, six children were born.

Larry is survived by his wife, Valerie, of 45 years; his son, Cody Christenson, of Quenemo; five daughters, Cherelle Curley and husband, Mike, Kansas City, Mo., Carissa Jans and husband, Jesse, North Liberty, Iowa, Cammi Stratman, Topeka, Kan., Courtney Kaus and husband, Aaron, Overland Park, Kan., and Cayla Norris and husband, Brendan, Helena, Mont.; brother, Gary Christenson, Amery, Wis.; and 13 grandchildren, Lindon and Drake Curley, Jeffrey and Jordan Jans, Madison and Silas Stratman, Keaton, Kennedy and Kendall Kaus and Freya, Aviana, Pierce and Garrick Norris.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made in Larry’s honor to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, 1615 L Street NW, Suite 430, Washington, DC 20036,, or sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451.

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