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Doris Christenson, 76, of Dwight, passed away Thursday (March 1, 2018) in Dwight.

Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Dwight, with Father Chris Haake officiating. Visitation will be 9 a.m. Monday until the time of service at the church. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Dwight. Hager Memorial Home, Dwight, is in charge of arrangements.

Doris was born April 20, 1941 in Kankakee, a daughter of Adam and Viola (Nielsen) Fritz. She married John R. Christenson in December 1969 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Dwight. Her husband, parents and a daughter in infancy, Linda, preceded her in death.

She is survived by son, Jim (Audra) Christenson, Aurora; sister, Rosemary Beasley, Metropolis; grandchildren, Annika and Ava Christenson, Aurora; mother-in-law, Dorothy Christenson, Dwight; brothers-in-law, Don (Darnell) Christenson, Dwight; David (Barb) Christenson, Oshkosh, Wis.; Tom (Becky) Christenson, Dwight; sister-in-law, Carol (Mike) Hutchings, Morris; several nieces and nephews.

Doris was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and Dwight Senior Citizens Club. She enjoyed her morning coffee club as well as baking, gardening and crafts. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Dwight.

This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family at www.hagermemorial.com.

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