Hilda Mae Christenson, 97, of Cambridge passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022 at Prairie Senior Cottages in Isanti.
Hilda M. Christenson was born May 7, 1924 to Josephine and Henry Knutson in Austin, MN. She grew up on a farm in Blooming Prairie. She was the fifth child of ten. She attended country school until the 8th grade. She worked a variety of jobs during her life, finally retiring from Grandview Christian Home in 1999.
Hilda met her husband Glen at a local dance, which led to their marriage on July 2, 1946 in Kasson, MN. They resided in New Richland, MN until 1959 until they moved to the Cambridge area in April 1959 where they raised four sons.
Hilda loved farming, vegetable and flower gardening, quilting and refinishing furniture. She was very active in her church. But by far and away, she loved her family and would do anything for them, especially make Lefsa.
She was preceded in death by her husband Glen, sons Alan and Mark; nine siblings and her special friends; Arlene Anderson, Phyllis Olson, Martha Axem and Gladys Brynildson
Hilda is survived by her sons Neil (Cheryl) Christenson, Dale Christenson and daughter-in-law Lori Christenson, grandchildren Chad (Jodi) Christenson, Zachary Christenson (Carla Harris), Caarin (Jason) Bienhoff, Katie Christenson (Matt Kuchta), John (Tamara) Christenson and Jill Kahring (John Moore) and Great-Grandchildren; Bennett, Claire, Grace, Abby, Anna, Jo, Wesley, Alyssa, Alexia, Isabella, Hailey and Hannah.
Also survived by Janet Stewart, very special friend Marlys Botten, many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Funeral service 11 AM Tuesday April 19, 2022 at Cambridge Lutheran Church 621 Old North Main St. Cambridge. MN
Visitation 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
Interment at Cambridge Lutheran Cemetery
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