Jackye P. Christensen

Jackye P. Christensen

Oct 16, 1950 - Feb 25, 2011
Jackye P. Christensen of rural Riverton died at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton on Friday afternoon, Feb. 25, 2011. She was 60.

A celebration of life gathering is from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, at the Sunnyside Nazarene Church east of Kinnear. Cremation has taken place.

Jackye Patricia Oakley was bron in Kemmerer on Oct. 16, 1950, the daughter of John Caleb Oakley and Mary Patricia (Vincent) Oakley.

She married Jerome Vernon Christensen on Sept. 19, 1970, in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

The family came to Riverton in 1994 and Mrs. Christensen had been a cook at Riverton Memorial Hospital for 16 years.

Her family said she enjoyed antiques and the family farm. She was a member of Ducks Unlimited.

Survivors include her husband, Jerome Christensen; sons, John and wife Shannon and Jeremy and fiancée Diana; a daughter, Julia Groathouse and husband Dhana; four grandchildren; sisters, Janet Long of Pocatello, Idaho, Jeanne Harvey of Thane, JoAnne Veenker of Redmond, Oregon, and Jill Crowell of Salt Lake City, Utah.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Dan, and her parents.

Memorials may be made to the Help for Health Hospice Home, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: theDavisFuneralHome.com

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.