Mrs. Arthur Christensen
Monday, May 20, 2013 10:00 PM
Mrs. Arthur Christensen passed away May 19, 2013. The former Joyce Liljestrand Haley was born in St. Joseph's Hopital, Menominee, Mich., and raised in Marinette, Wis.
Joyce graduated from Marinette High School, and was an accomplished artist. After moving to California, she continued to study art under the tutelage of Richard Anthony Marks, San Diego, California.
Joyce is survived by her four children: Karen (Ken) Stillman, Paul Haley (Shawn Lauerman), Lynn Haley (Don Gamelin) and Peter Christensen; three stepchildren: Steven (Laila) Christensen, Leanne (Carter) Wells and Mark (Pamela) Christensen; grandchildren: Briggs and Quinn Haley, Damon Haley and son, Nathan, Andrew and Shannon Wells, Maria and Andre Yaeger; two sisters-in-law: Barbara Christensen and Alyce Erickson. Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur J. Christensen; three brothers; three sisters and a nephew, John Nichols. Her first husband, Elbert Stuart Haley, was Chief of Police of Marinette at the time of his death.
Funeral services will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Thursday, May 23, 2013, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. William Bippus officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Spies Library or St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
Hansen-Onion-Martell is assisting the family.