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Thomas C. "Tom" Christensen

February 10, 1949 ~ June 20, 2019 (age 70)

Christensen, Thomas C. “Tom”

Saginaw, Michigan


          Thomas passed away peacefully in the morning hours of Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Brian’s House in Essexville, Michigan. Age 70 years. Thomas was born in Saginaw, Michigan on February 10, 1949 to the late Chris and Betty (Suatter) Christensen. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy. Tom was an avid shuffleboard player; playing on numerous different leagues over the years. He loved watching car races. His biggest joy in life was watching his son race on the pavement at the Birch Run Speedway. Tom also loved spending time with his family and friends, and they will miss him dearly.


          Left to cherish his memories are his children, Darby Christensen of Birch Run, Michigan and Shire (Chance) Dunham of Martinsburg, West Virginia; grandchildren, Breanna (Cody), Alyssa, Jadeyn, Baylee, and Bryce; significant other, Stephanie Berry; siblings, Cindy (Bud) Murray, Cheryl Clark, Carla (Daniel) Parrent, and Carol Shook; and several nieces and nephews. After a period of separation, Thomas is finally reunited with his parents, Chris and Betty (Suatter) Christensen; brother, Gerald Christensen, and brother-in-law, Dennis Clark.


          At the request of Thomas and his family, cremation has taken place and there will be no services at the Ambrose Funeral Chapel. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the “Wishes of the Family”. For online condolences please visit,

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