CHRISTENSEN, James James (Jimmy) Gordon Christensen beloved son of Mrs. Donna Drever (Quirico) of Calgary, AB and Mr. James (JC) Christensen of Lacombe, AB passed away suddenly on February 18, 2005 in Lacombe, AB at the age of 24 years. Jimmy was born in Red Deer, AB, December 1, 1980. He lived in Central Alberta for most of his life having primary residence in Lacombe. Jimmy is well known as a welder/water well driller and worked closely with his father in oil industry related services.servicesHe loved assisting his grandmother (Doris) with yard and household chores as well as simply spending quality time with her. From the moment Jimmy was born he was always smiling. As a child he was sensitive and thoughtful, a joy to his parents, family, friends and relatives. As a young man (Jimmy) by those who knew him personally would brighten up the room with his wonderful smile and charm. He had an ability to capture an audience with his storytelling and would often leave us laughing for days after. Jimmy loved animals (his husky Dillon), playing guitar, and enjoyed all kinds of music. He was a free spirit like the wind always on the move searching for another adventure. The light of Jimmy’s spirit will never grow dim in our hearts and we know that now he is at peace wrapped in the loving arms of our Lord. Jimmy is survived by his father, James (JC) Robert Christensen of Lacombe, AB. mother and stepfather, Donna and John Drever of Calgary, AB grandmother Doris Christensen of Lacombe, AB sister and brother-in-law, Tami and Kurt Becker of Bonnyville, AB brother and sister-in-law, Scott and Gloria Henriksen of Red Deer, AB numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandfather, James Orla Christensen, grandparents Edmond and Clare Quirico. Funeral services will be held from St. Andrew’s United Church, 5226-51 Avenue, Lacombe, AB on Thursday, February 24, 2005 at 2:00 P.M. Interment will follow at the Lacombe Fairview Cemetery. A light lunch and refreshments will immediately follow at the United Church Hall. Family members request those wishing to make donations in the honor and memory of Jimmy’s life do so to Loaves and Fishes, 6002-54 Avenue, Red Deer, AB T4N 4M8. Loaves and Fishes is a charitable non profit organization which assists the needy. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to wfch@telusplanet.net

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