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Phillip R. Christensen
(12-18-1937 - 10-21-2011)

Phillip R. Christensen, 73 of Elgin, on Friday, Oct. 21 went to walk with his Savior, Jesus. He was born December 18, 1937 in Rockford the son of Harry and Jenny Berg Christensen. He had been a resident of Elgin for most of his life and was a graduate of Elgin High School in 1956. He chose a host of career paths, including industrial engineer, sales, real estate and then into custom building contractor. He practiced all with the heart of a problem solver. His strong will to live and his joy of life has been an inspiration to many.
Surviving are his wife, Emma Jean Christensen,
3 children, Loralee (Mark) Renard of Alma Center, WI.,
Patricia Christensen of Elgin and
Andrew (Sandra) Christensen of Elgin,
6 grandchildren, Cory and Tyler Renard, Andrew Adams, Kyle, Brett and Chad Christensen,
2 sisters, Joyce “Sandy” (George) Kviz and Sharron Christensen, and a his son law, Brandt Adams.
4 step children, Stephen Hesler, Deborah (Sam) Parker, Ingrid (Jim) McCulley and Theresa (David) Duck.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Pamela Adams and a sister, Jean Miller
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Friday, October 28 at Evangelical Covenant Church 1565 Larkin Ave., Elgin. Burial will be in Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Laird Funeral Home, Elgin and then on Friday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services in the church. www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com or 847-741-8800.

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