LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz.

John Patrick Christensen

Feb. 15, 1956 - May 27, 2008

John Patrick Christensen, 52, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2008, in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. He was born Feb. 15, 1956, in Waukesha, to Thomas R. and Mary E. (nee Smyth) Christensen.

John moved to Lake Havasu City 11 months ago from Springfield, Mo. He was an avid reader with a great sense of humor and a bit of the old blarney. John loved the outdoors, camping and fishing. "Hereís to John catching some big ones with his dad." We will all miss him very much.

John is survived by his son, Thomas John Christensen; daughters, Jennifer Ann Christensen and Mary Elizabeth Christensen; mother, Mary Elizabeth Christensen; brother, James Martin (Jeanne) Christensen; sisters, Pamela Ann (Fred) Schultz and Patricia Mary (Steve) Spencer; grandson, Brennen Thomas Christensen; and aunts, uncles, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 2, at Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church. Words of wisdom and inspiration will be presented by the Rev. Chauncey Winkler. A reception will follow at the family home.

Donations can be made in Johnís name to Hospice of Havasu, P.O. Box 597, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405, or the charity of the donorís choice.

The family would like to thank everyone for their support and prayers through this trying time.

Arrangements were placed under the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home and Crematory, (928) 855-4949. Condolences and thoughts can be made to the family at www.lietz-frazefuneralhome.com