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Robert John Christensen

Modified: Thursday, Jan 9th, 2014


Robert was a devoted family man and an avid outdoorsman


Robert John Christensen 72, passed away December 28, 2013 at Newport Pacific Samaritan Hospital after battling Nash Syndrome for several years.

Robert was born August 27, 1941 to William O. and Edith E. Christensen in Toledo Oregon.

Robert served in the US Army and was a Vietnam vet. He worked at Georgia Pacific for 39 Years, most as an adjuster in the Bag Plant. He married Marcy Jones in 1969 and together they had 3 daughters.

As Owner of Christensen Repair Shop, Robert was known as an expert gunsmith and welder. He had been involved with Lincoln County Search and Rescue for 25 years and had been a member of the Newport Yacht Club.

Robert was a devoted family man and an avid outdoorsman. He is survived by his wife Marcy Christensen, daughters Kim (Damon) Johnston, Bekki (John) Wagner, and Crystal Christensen. Sisters JoAnne (Ray) Walters, Katherine (Don) Allen, Ruth Bushousen, Brother William (Cindy) Christensen and Cousin Roy Schiewe. He had 10 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial will be held January 11, 2014 at 2pm at the Toledo Elks Lodge. In lieu of flowers or gifts contributions can be made to the Toledo Elks Lodge in Roberts name.

Bateman Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.

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