Stephen Christensen, 59, Beverton, Ore.

Stephen Allen Christensen, 59, passed away on March 25 in Beverton, Ore. His body was donated to Oregon Health and Science University.

Steve was born in Burlington, IA on August 18, 1953 to Kenneth and Rita Christensen. He attended Webster City Schools and graduated from WCHS in 1971. He attended Iowa State University and the University of Iowa. He moved to Beverton, Oregon and married Beth Jensen in 1983. They later divorced.

He is survived by his parents, Ken and Rita Christensen, brother Mike Christensen (Jolene), sister Mary Fortune (Jim), sister-in-law Jolene Christensen, two children, Erin Mitchell and Blake Christensen (Katie), three grandchildren, one niece and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Mark and Thomas.

There will be a memorial mass on April 27, 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Webster City with lunch to follow. There will be visitation in the parish hall from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. before the service.