Mary Kay Christensen Alvey 1946-2002
ALVEY, CHRISTENSEN, WILSON
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 4/6/2014 at 22:58:41
Mary Kay (Christensen) Alvey, the daughter of Merton and Elaine (Wilson) Christensen, was born March 15, 1946, in Algona, Iowa and departed this life on Monday, January 7, 2002, at her home in Estherville, Iowa, at the age of 55 years, nine months and 22 days.
She received her education in the Whittemore and Algona, Iowa schools.
On July 24, 1965, Mary was united in marriage to Gerald Anthony Alvey at St. Michaelís Catholic Church in Whittemore, Iowa. Jerry was a career military enlisted man and the couple made their home in various duty stations including; Key West, Florida, Wildflicken, Germany, and Geissen, Germany, before he retired from military service in 1982. The couple then lived in El Paso, Texas. In 1994 they moved to Estherville. The couple worked as custodians and at the Canteen at VFW Post 3388 in Estherville until ill health forced them to retire. Jerry died October 18, 1999.
Mary was a member of St. Patrickís Catholic Church and VFW Post 3388 and was Chaplain for the Cooties in Estherville.
She has been preceded in death by her husband; father; nephew, Merton Christensen; and three sisters-in-law. (Henry-Olson Funeral Home, Estherville, Iowa)
ESTHERVILLE - Mary Kay Alvey, 55, Estherville died on Monday, Jan. 7, 2002.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10 in St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Esthervile.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. today at the Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home in Estherville with a vigil service at 7:30 p.m. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, January 9, 2002)
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