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Christensen, Klain T.

January 2, 2019

Christensen Klain T. Christensen Klain T. Christensen age 74 passed away unexpectedly by natural causes on December 29th, 2018 at his home in Robin Idaho. He was born in Vanport, Oregon on June 5th, 1944. He was the second of six children born to Golden and Genessee Christensen. Klain spent his early life on the family farm in Marsh Valley, Idaho. He graduated from Marsh Valley High School in 1962. Klain was very active in FFA, wrestling and was selected as a Boys State Delegate. Klain attended Ricks College and served an LDS mission in the Great Lakes Mission. The day after returning from his mission he went bowling with his brother Calvert, while at the bowling alley he met a cute little brunette named Elaine Stolworthy. They fell head over heels in love and were married on August 19th, 1966 in the Idaho Falls temple. Six children soon blessed their home. Klain spent the next 20 years farming with his brother Calvert and their father in the Grandview and Marsh Valley areas. During this time Klain also attended Idaho State University and received a degree in business management and marketing. Besides his love for farming, Klain also had an incredible talent for inventing and manufacturing all manner of mechanical devices. He spent countless hours out in his shop making his dreams become a reality. If he could imagine it, he could build it. He loved his farm and his shop, but his greatest love and accomplishment was his family. Klain expressed his love and appreciation for them on a regular basis. He had a wonderful relationship with each of his children and each of his siblings. His family was his rock and his strength. Klain held his mother and his wife in the highest regard and always treated them with love and respect. Klain was revered and loved by his family and friends.He will leave a hole in our hearts that can never be filled. Klain is survived by his wife Elaine S. Christensen and children: Devin K. Christensen (Lori), Tamera Christensen Hatch (Richard ), Brent Christensen (Christian ), Debera Christensen Swensen (Kerr ), Emily Christensen Andersen (Jared ), Jared Dean Christensen (Erin) twenty-five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren Siblings: Calvert T. Christensen (Josie) , Karren McClean (Denny) , Nancy Harris ( Tate) , Carla Crawley ( Mark), Leann Seamons (Allen). Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 3rd at 12 noon in the Arimo LDS Stake Center, 286 Henderson Rd. Arimo, ID. Viewings for Klain will be held at the church Wednesday, January 2nd from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Thursday prior to the funeral from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow in the Robin Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www,horsleyfuneralhome.com

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