Joseph Oscar CHRISTIAN Fern CHRISTIAN Kenneth Don CHRISTIAN Leatrice Joy CHRISTIAN James Harvey CHRISTIAN Macie Mae Permilia DORRELL Mini tree diagram

Joe Lavern CHRISTIAN1,2

13th Feb 19321,2 - 26th Mar 20072

Life History

13th Feb 1932

Born in Mountain View, Kiowa, Oklahoma.1,2

26th Mar 2007

Died in Optima, Texas, Oklahoma.2

30th Mar 2007

Buried in Elmhurst Cemetery, Guymon, Texas County, Oklahoma.2


  • 1940 Federal Census, Washita County, Arkansas, 3 April, Hobart Ward 4,District 38-13a Page 2B, 805 S Monroe, Hse #33, Rents $4
    Christian, Joseph Head M W 53 Single Grade 6 b Texas Mt View Kiowa CoOK in 1935 farmer [b abt 1887]
    Christian, Macie Wife F W 38 Married Grade 8 b Arkansas Mt View KiowaCo OK in 1935 [b abt 1902]
    Christian, Fern Dau F W 10 Grade 3 b Oklahoma Mt View Kiowa Co OK in1935 [b abt 1930]
    Christian, Laverne Son M W 8 Single Grade 0 b Oklahoma Mt View KiowaCo OK in 1935 [b abt 1932]
    Christian, Kenneth Son M W 6 Single Grade 0 b Oklahoma Mt View KiowaCo OK in 1935 [b abt 1934]
    Christian, Letrise Joy Dau F W 3 Single Grade 0 b Oklahoma [b abt1937]
    Christian, James Son M W 11mos Single Grade 0 b Oklahoma [b abt 1939]

    Joe Lavern Christian
    Birth Feb. 13, 1932 Mountain View, Kiowa County, Oklahoma
    Death Mar. 26, 2007 Optima, Texas County, Oklahoma

    The son of Joseph Oscar and Macie Mae (Darrell) Christian, he grew upin Mountain View, Carnegie, Bardley, and Lindsey. Mr. Christian movedto Boise City in 1950, where he worked in the broom corn and wheatharvests as well as various other farming jobs. He followed the wheatharvest in 1953 to Flagler, Colorado, where he became employed as amechanic at the M & S Garage. It was then he met Marie Klusman, and onSept. 26, 1954, the couple were married. The family moved to Optima in1991, where he owned and operated Christian Salvage for several years.

    He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Kenneth Don; 10half-brothers; a half-sister, and a grandson.

    Joe is survived by his wife of 52 years, Marie; five sons, DanielChristian of Optima; Earnest Christian of Guymon; Gary Christian andwife, Agnes of Ness City, Kansas; and Scott Christian and wife, Heidiof Limon, Colorado; four daughters, Pam and husband Jim Kennedy ofLindsey, OK; Mary and husband, Terry Magner of Jackson, Wyoming; andSheryl and husband Don Ashcraft of Guymon; two sisters, Fern Pilgrimof Bradley, Oklahoma and Sue Martinez of Guymon; a brother, JamesChristian and wife, LaVaun of Alex, Oklahoma; 18 grandchildren; 12step-grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, neices and nephews.

    Memorial services will take place on Friday at 2 p.m. at theBunch-Roberts Chapel with Rev. Mark Wescoatt, pastor of trinityLutheran Church officiating. Interment of cremains will follow in theElmhurst Cemetery.

    The family will greet friends at 602 S. Main in Optima.

    Joseph O Christian (1886 - 1958)
    Macie Mae Dorrell Christian (1902 - 1994)
    Sibling James Harvey Christian (1938 - 2009)

    Burial Elmhurst Cemetery, Guymon, Texas County, Oklahoma

    Created by Nareen, et al, Mar 28, 2007
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #1866443,


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