08/19/1955 ~ 10/25/2022
Connie Christensen passed away at age 67 on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, in her home in Fillmore, Utah.
She was born in Delta, Utah and grew up in Magna, Utah. She attended LDS Business College and earned her Associates Degree before getting married and moving to Heber City. In 1992 she moved to Fillmore to accept the position of administrative assistant at Adult Probation and Parole where she worked for 27 years retiring in 2018.
Connie was an active member of her community volunteering to help in many areas including electoral polling, the Miss Millard County Pageant, and Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. She was the director of the Millard County Fair for several years and has served in various church callings. She especially loved serving in the primary auxiliary.
In addition to being proficient in various types of handwork, she was a talented seamstress and quilter earning awards for her work. She enjoyed quilting with her daughters, sisters, mother, aunts and nieces every year at their annual quilt retreat and monthly get-togethers.
She had an adventurous spirit and enjoyed traveling, reading and puzzles. She recently took a solo road trip in an effort to visit all 50 states. Connie had a welcoming and approachable personality making friends everywhere she went including friends abroad. She always strived to make memories with her children and grandchildren.
Connie was well loved. She will be dearly missed.
Connie is preceded in death by her father, Wardell Stanworth and her mother, Janet Sanford. She is survived by her sisters, Ellen Tracy, Peggy (Dennis) Johnson, Carolyn (Lyn) Williams, Judy (Steve) Schwartz, and Joan (Marc) Caldwell; daughters, Chardell (Marc) Buchanan and Cami Christensen; and grandchildren, Anna, Ben and Kate Buchanan.
Services are as follows: A viewing Tuesday, November 1, 2022, from 6-8 PM at the Fillmore Stake Center, 265 West Center Street, Fillmore, UT, 84631. A viewing Wednesday, November 2, 2022, from 9:30-10:30 AM followed by a funeral service at 11:00 AM at the Fillmore Stake Center. Following the memorial service she will be laid to rest at the Oasis Utah Cemetery.