Florence “Flossie” Christiansen, age 97, of Wells, passed away at home on Thursday, April 11, 2019.
Florence was born December 19, 1921 in Birch Run, Michigan, the daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (Fischhaber) Knieling.
She was united in marriage to Randolph Christiansen on July 22, 1941. Florence was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wells and worked as a waitress for the Family Inn for 38 years. She had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed spending time with family, playing cards, camping and knitting. She often knitted items for her family as well as the Salvation Army and other charities. Among her many activities, Flossie especially enjoyed watching her grandson Tommy’s hockey and baseball games.
Florence is survived by her daughter, Amber (Les) Delvaux of Wells, step-daughter, Greta (the late William) Strong of Saginaw, MI; grandson, Tom (Wendy) Jones, step-grandson, Bob Strong, great grandchildren, Gabriella, Alexis and Logan Jones, step great grandchild, Willa Strong and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Randolph in 1997, her parents, brothers, Herman, Carl, Norman and Walter, sisters, Alma Letzkus, Linda Fox, Margaret LaMountain and Emma Gugel and a step-grandson, Will Strong.
The family will receive friends on Monday, April 15 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wells. Funeral services will follow at 6:00 PM with Pastor Al Schubert officiating. A luncheon will be served in the fellowship hall. Florence will be laid to rest in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery in Wells.
The family is being assisted by the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone.