IX. EDWIN HARVEY CHRISTENSEN

b. 20 Aug 1899 Walnut, IA
m. 28 Sept 1921 Allen, Dixon Co., NE (Methodist Parsonage)
d. 19 Feb 1967 Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA of Aplastic Anemia
Buried in Garden of Memories, Waterloo, IA

Farmer

Legion, Farm Organizations

Served in U. S. Navy in World War I, Enlisted in Omaha, NE 19 June 1918. Honorably Discharged 30 Nov 1921.

Farmed in Black Hawk County from 1921 to 1964. Was an excellent stock man. Moved to Cedar Falls, March 1964.

Was active member in First United Methodist Church, American Legion and Farm Organizations.

MILDRED EDITH LAMM

b. 3 Feb 1901 Allen, Dixon Co., NE

Homemaker & Mother
Historical Society Community activities

Active in First United Methodist Church.

Harvey Christensen

   

from Rowenna Schram (Richards) Erbach

My earliest memories of Uncle Harvey were that he was a fun Uncle. He teased us just enough that we felt we received the desired attention from him. I used to enjoy Grandpa's teasing and Uncle Harvey had inherited just the right amount of that ability. I remember his once saying he'd like to have been a lawyer but he was sure that was not an acceptable choice of profession from his parents' viewpoint. He would have made a good one, but it shows his great family love that he gave his parents feelings that high priority. I loved to listen to him when he was "visiting" with the various members of the family. I'm sure he was a fun part of his own family too. He enjoyed his "all girl" family and liked to mention that. He enjoyed it too when they brought boys into the family. Aunt Mildred was always a very special person and we rejoice today for her special place in our family.

 
 

A. ZETA JEAN CHRISTENSEN FURNEAUX

b. New Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA
m. 8 June 1944 Hudson, IA (Evangelical United Church)

Teacher

Attended IA State Teachers' College 1941-43 - Iowa Pre-Professional Certificate for Kindergarten through 9 grade.

B.A. Teaching K-9 Uni. of Northern IA, Cedar Falls -1965

Taught 3 years in Palmer, IA '43-'46 and 28 years in Waterloo Community Schools 1957-1985 when she retired.

Active in United Methodist Church

GALEN RICHARD FURNEAUX (1923-1979)

b. 20 Sept 1923 Hudson, Black Hawk Co., IA
d. 2 May 1979 Rochester, MN after surgery for aneurysm
Buried at Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo, IA

Farmer
W. W. II

Graduated Hudson High School 1941, was in same classes as Jean, who would become his wife.

Served in U. S. Navy 1944-46 W. W. II on shipboard U. S. S. St. Croix in the Pacific and Subchaser in the Aleutians (Diesel).

   
 

1. THOMAS RICHARD FURNEAUX

b. Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA
m. 30 June 1979 Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA

Tractor Works
Farms as hobby, gardening, fishing, family

Grad Hudson High School 1966
Farmed during high school
Works at John Deere Tractor Works in Waterloo.
U. S. Air Force 9/67- 9/72 Pneu Machine Repair training- Chanute, IL
Stationed at Hickam Air Base- Oahu, Hawaii

FAYETH ELAINE WALTON (Fayeth kept her family name)

b.

Teacher
Greek Government, Cooking, Jr. League, family

High School Rolfe, IA then attended Dana College.
B. A. Uni No Iowa 1971
M. A. English as second language and Special Education.
Taught in Greece for 2 1/2 years

Now teaching in Waterloo, IA Junior High (with chronically disruptive group).

   
 

a. EUGENIA LAUREL FURNEAUX

b. Waterloo, IA

Montessori Pre School
Books, drawing, toys

In pre-school and play school.
First Methodist Sunday School.

   
 

2. DAVID (DAVE) LEONARD FURNEAUX

b. Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA
m. 27 Aug 1977 LeHigh, IA

Personnel Director
Football, tennis, golf, old movies, plays, family, friends

Hudson, IA Consolidated Schools K-12
B. A. '71 Uni of Northern IA Cedar Falls
M. A. Drake Uni in Des Moines 1984
U. S. Army 1971-73 in Schofield Barracks, Oahu, Hawaii
Campaign Coordinator 3rd District

Currently Personnel Director at Methodist Medical Center.
Active in Lutheran Church, Windsor Heights, Des Moines

TERESA JONES

b. LeHigh, IA

Director-Substance Abuse Center

tennis, watching baseball, cooking, family, home, people

Currently Director — Outpatient Substance Abuse Center-Methodist Medical Center.

   
 

a. BENJAMIN RICHARD FURNEAUX

b. Des Moines, IA

Information below provided by Benjamin 27 FEB 2010

Graduated Theodore Roosevelt High School in 2000
Graduated from University of Central Missouri in 2005
Since graduation have been working and living in Asia (Hong Kong at the moment).

Interests: Hiking

   
 

B. NORMA MARJORIE CHRISTENSEN (1924-1955)

b. 30 Jan 1924 Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA
d. 28 June 1955 Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA
Buried Garden of Memories, Waterloo, IA

African violets, reading, handsewing, fabric painting

She enjoyed her family, friends, cooking and baking.
Member of the Methodist Church, The Hudson Junior Women's League and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Travel-Colorado & Wisconsin. Spent two winters with friend in TX. Enjoyed life in spite of frail health. She died of heart failure.

C. MARY BONITA (BETTY) CHRISTENSEN O'BRIEN

b. Near Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA
m. 28 May 1946

She writes "An unexpected pleasure is the closeness of the kids—a monthly phone bill of $100 and not just ours!"

HARVEY JOHN O'BRIEN
b.

   
 

1. MARY BETH O'BRIEN GIBSON

b.

m. (1st husband Barrie Paine-divorced)
2nd Bruce Gibson

BRUCE GIBSON

b.

   
 

a. TERESA ANN (PAINE) GIBSON

b.

b. JOHN E. (PAINE) GIBSON

b.

c. DEREK (PAINE) GIBSON

b.

d. TERESA ANNE GIBSON (Bruce's daughter - different person from a. Note she has the "e" in second name)

b.

 

   
 

2. KATHLEEN EVELYN O'BRIEN PETERSEN

b. Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA
m. (1st-Norman Hammons-divorced)
2nd- 17 Nov 1973 Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA

Owns Decorating Bus., former L. P. N.
church

Licensed Practical Nurse training, then worked in Doctor's office for 10 years.

Worked with father part-time and now bought the business. Presently selling to Retirement Homes.

Member of First United Methodist Church

BRUCE PETERSEN

b. Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA

Self-employed
golf, hunting, fishing, boating

Has Night Club-Entertainment Center
Member of Nazareth Lutheran Church

   
 

a. STEPHANIE KELLY (HAMMONS) PETERSEN

b. Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA

Senior Committee, Swim team

Earns money teaching swimming and working at the pool. Also works at Burger King.

b. CHRISTOPHER ELLIOT (HAMMONS) PETERSEN (twin)

b. Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA
m. 22 May, 1993

Degree from University of Osteopathic Medicine, DesMoines, IA, 1996

Physician Assistant, working in Family practice Clinic in Rural town Galesville, WI.

MICHELLE YOUNG

b. Kandyohi county, Wilmar, MN

B.A. English education, Univ. Northern Iowa, 1992
M.A. English education expected 2003

High School English Teacher

   
 

i. MORGAN PETERSEN

Morgan is in Kindergarten and enjoys animals, horses, hiking and camping.

ii. COLTON PETERSEN

Colton is in Preschool and enjoys building, cars, and watersports (fishing).

   
 

c. BRICE JOHN (HAMMONS) PETERSEN (twin)

b. Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA

Hunting, fishing, snorkeling

Earns money installing drapes for Mom and helping his father at work.

   
 

3. PATRICIA MILDRED O'BRIEN GALASSO

b.
m. (1st Edward Land-divorced)
(don't have date of second)

GENE GALASSO

b.

   
 

a. JESSICA MARY LAND

b.

 

   
 

4. MICHAEL JOHN O'BRIEN

b.

m.

NORELLE KENNEDY

b.

   
 

a. LEIF O'BRIEN

b.

b. JOSHUA M. O'BRIEN

b.

   
 

D. MARLYS MILDRED CHRISTENSEN HUGHES

b. R. R. 1 Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA
m. 28 Dec 1946 Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, CO., IA in 1st Methodist Episcopal Church

Nurse (R. N.)

Currently-working as Nurse in private Obstetric/Gynecology office.

HARLAN S. HUGHES

b. Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA

Farmer

   
 

1. RONALD STEVEN HUGHES (see below)

2. HOWARD CRAIG HUGHES

b. Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA

With Goodwill Ind.

3. SHELLY ANN HUGHES (see below)

4. MAUREEN MARLYS HUGHES

b.

student

Attending Wartburg College, Waverly, IA

1. RONALD STEVEN HUGHES

b. Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA
m. 30 July 1977 Des Moines, Polk Co., IA

Administrator

Served U. S. A. F. 1966-69 Miloxi, MS and Minot, ND.

Currently administrator for Iowa Dept of Transportation.

SUZETTE ARGENBRIGHT

b.

Physical Therapist

Therapist with Des Moines Public School System.

   
 

a. LISA NICOLE HUGHES

b.Des Moines, Polk Co., IA

b. KRISTEN EMILY

b. Des Moines, Polk Co., IA

   
 

3. SHELLY ANN HUGHES BEECHLY

b. Dubuque, Dubuque Co., IA
m. 16 July 1983 Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA

Uni. Student

Attending Iowa State University

HOBART HAROLD BEECHLY

b.

Uni. Student

Attending Iowa State University

   
 

E. LYDIA ANN CHRISTENSEN RANDALL

b. Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA
m. 4 June 1955 Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., IA
in United Methodist Church

Elementary Teacher
Travel, swimming, Bridge, Volunteer work

Attended Uni Northern IA, Cedar Falls

Lived in and traveled in South America for 5 years. Taught 2nd Grade in American School in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Taught 1st Grade at Dallas Center, IA 1953-55

WILLIAM (BILL) WORTH RANDALL

b. Piano, IL

Supt. of Schools
Tennis, swimming, bridge, travel

Grad of Furman University, Greenville, SC and Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.
U. S. Navy 1943-46 in Europe, Hawaii, and Samoa Islands.
Principal of American School in Sao Paulo, BRAZIL 1959-62
Supt. American School in Asuncion, PARAGUAY 1972-74

   
 

1. SCOTT WILLIAM RANDALL

b. Kalamazoo, MI

Civil Engineer
Travel, Tennis, Swimming

B.Sc. Michigan Technical University in Houghton, MI
Lived in Saudi Arabia and Madrid Spain 1983-85

2. JEFFREY WORTH RANDALL (twin)

b. Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., MI

Medical Records Admin
tennis, swimming, travel

Grad of Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Working in Medical Records Administration

3. GREGORY CHRIS RANDALL (twin)

b. Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., MI

Chemistry
Tennis, Swimming, travel

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

   
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