THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: May 22, 2013
Mrs. Joyce (Arthur) Christensen of Menominee passed away Sunday, May 19.
The former Joyce Liljestrand Haley was born in St. Josephs Hospital, Menominee and raised in Marinette. She 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, Calif.
She is survived by 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; seven grandchildren one great-grandson and two sisters-in-law, Barbara Christensen and Alyce Erickson.
She 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. Pauls Episcopal Church on Thursday, May 23 at 11 a.m. with Rev. William Bippus officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Spies Library or St. Pauls Episcopal Church. Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home, Marinette is assisting the family.