Esther Claire Christensen (neé Luevane) died peacefully in Orlando Florida on July 20th, 2017, surrounded by her family.
Esther is survived by her son, Kevin J. Christensen (wife Leah Mcnair Christensen) of New Orleans, LA, daughter, Lori C. Matteson (husband Daniel R. Matteson) of Raleigh, NC and beloved grandsons, Kurt C. Matteson and Søren Asher Christensen. She was also survived by her sister Lucille Atchison of Leavenworth, Kansas.
She was preceded in death by her husband Loren John Christensen. Brothers Sandy, Jim, John, and Henry Luevane. Sisters Joanne Gammiere, Helen Wiegand, and Marion Todd.
Born in 1932 in Fort Leavenworth, KS, she graduated from Nursing school in Colorado. She went on to serve as a registered nurse in the US Air Force where she met her husband Loren. They wed in Homestead, Florida exactly 60 years prior to her passing.
Lori and Kevin would like to thank the numerous friends and family members that have given their love and support.