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Edward Carl Christensen
June 8, 1938 ~ October 24, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Edward Carl Christensen, Sr. Age 85 years went to be with The Lord on October 24, 2023, at his home in Brazil, Indiana.
He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on June 8, 1938, to Mary Catherine (O'Leary) and Carl Theodore Christensen. He married Carol Ann Csizmar on May 14, 1960. She proceeded him in death on April 25, 2019. They started their family in Connecticut then moved to Terre Haute in 1972, before settling the remainder of their lives in Brazil, Indiana.
Ed worked in the printing business, working for the Terre Haute Tribune, the Brazil Times and later owned A1 printing. He belonged to the Kiwanis and served as President. He belonged to the Brazil Moose Lodge and was a member of the Benwood Lebanon Church.
Ed enjoyed helping others by volunteering at golf scrambles, Salvation Army, and Children's Christmas parties through the church. He enjoyed bowling, golf and especially watching football.
Ed was proceeded in death by his wife, his parents, his brother Eugene Christensen, sister Annamae Christensen McKane, and son in law, Dean Stultz.
He is survived by his children, Lori Christensen Stultz, Lisa Christensen, Lynda Christensen and Edward Christensen Jr (fiance Becky Southwick). Grandchildren: Summer Hofmann (fiance Seth Avina), Autumn Beatty (husband Neil Beatty), Jared Hofmann, Matthew Hofman, Brandon and Nathan Southwick. GREAT grandchildren: Lane Lunsford, Joel Beatty and Reagyn Avina.
He was a great man, well loved by his family and community and will be sorely missed. Cremation was entrusted to Samaritan Funeral Home.