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Christine Clausen Weckwerth

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October 30, 1929 - April 23, 2022

Christine Clausen Weckwerth stepped into the loving arms of Jesus Christ, on April 23, 2022, at the age of 92. She was born on October 30, 1929, to Sadie Berhhild Pearson and Peter Dunbar Clausen, in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Christine was the youngest of seven children including two brothers and four sisters.  

Christine graduated from Natrona County High School in Casper, Wyoming, in 1948. While in school she loved sports and was involved in the swimming and diving team. She met the love of her life, Billy, when she was in junior high school. They were married on September 23, 1948, in Casper, after Billy returned from his Navy duty in World War II.  

Christine and Billy lived and raised their family in Casper, Wyoming. They had two children; a daughter, Roxanne, and a son, Scott. Faith and family were of the utmost importance to Chris and Billy. They were very active in First Baptist Church, participating in many choirs, singing groups, fellowships, small groups, and Bible studies. Chris was also involved in Women’s Aglow for several years.

Christine had many accomplishments and, most notably, had a gift for hospitality. She was an accomplished oil painter, home decorator, seamstress, and she was a fabulous cook. Her homemaking abilities were remarkable. Her creative abilities were phenomenal, and she was always creating something beautiful, special, or delicious to bring joy into the world. Chris and Billy were involved in many Gilbert and Sullivan Comic Operas through the years. They loved to dance and sing. Christine loved spending time with family and friends. She was precious to those who knew her.   

During the years, Christine worked as a stenographic supervisor and executive secretary for several companies including Marathon Oil and Cleveland Cliffs Iron Exploration. In 1991, Christine and Billy retired to Greeley, Colorado. They spent the next 26 years as snowbirds, traveling and wintering in Yuma, Arizona. At the time of her homegoing, Christine and Billy had been married for nearly 74 years.

Christine’s parents and siblings preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband, Billy, her daughter, Roxi, and her son, Scott (Annie). Also remaining are her grandchildren, Adam (Jessica) and Darien (Kelly), as well as great grandchildren, Aiden and Kyler. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.   

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