In Memory of Alice M. Christianson
Alice M. Christianson, age 87, of Hayward, WI passed away on Friday, August 25, 2023 at Vita Care Assisted Living in Hayward.
Alice May Roberts was born August 28, 1935 in Seeley, WI the daughter of Charles and Eleanor (McPeak) Roberts.
She was raised and attended school in Seeley, WI until her senior year of high school when her family moved to Superior, WI. After graduating from Superior High School, Alice began an internship with St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, MN which was a three year educational program. Alice completed the program and became a Registered Nurse. Over her nursing career she worked in northern Wisconsin for several health care settings including, Douglas County Home Health, Superior Memorial Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chaffey’s, Hayward Nursing Home and Villa Home Health. On June 30, 1956, Alice was joined in marriage to Andrew N. Christianson. Alice and Andrew raised their family in Superior, WI. Andrew passed away in 1987 and then Alice moved to Hayward, WI in 1988. She was a member of the Hayward American Legion Post #218 and was even selected as it’s member of the year. Throughout Alice’s life she enjoyed puzzles, cribbage, bingo, crocheting, fishing, reading, and following all the Wisconsin sports teams.
Alice is survived by her children, Michael Christianson of Superior, Vanessa Harrison of Hayward, Charles (Laura) Christianson of Superior, Andrew (Dawn) Christianson Jr. of Hayward; thirteen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; three sisters, Beverly Metcalf of Hayward, Frances (Jim) Dolson and Linda (Carl) Peterson, both of Superior; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Andrew; son, Scott Christianson; and three sisters, Marion Roberts, Carmen Roberts and Ellen Metzger.
A memorial service celebrating Alice’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 10, 2023 at the Hayward Funeral Home with Pastor Ryan Wilson officiating. A time of gathering with family and friends will be held from noon until 1:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. A private interment will be in the Seeley Riverside Cemetery in Seeley, WI.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Hayward American Legion Post #218, PO Box 524, Hayward, WI 54843.