October 31, 2020
- 2:00 PM
October 31, 2020
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Marian Rose (Marx) Christianson, 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on October 28, 2020.
Mom was born November 17, 1937 to Peter and Cecelia Marx in Dickinson, ND, the 5th of 9 children. She grew up in Dickinson, ND and was the first in the family to complete high school, graduating in 1955. She started attending State Teachers College, then worked at Bell Telephone where she met LaVern Christianson. They married in Dickinson and moved to Oakes, ND to begin their family. The family moved to Fargo in 1961 and into her current home in 1962.
She stayed home to raise four children and then went to Dakota Business College continuing to graduate Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Moorhead State University. Furthering her career to become a CPA and started her own business. Where she reveled in the conversations made with all who walked through her doors.
She prided herself on being the wealth of knowledge for trivia, crossword puzzles, sports, or any other subject that people wanted to talk about.
She is survived by daughters Lori (John) Miller, Anne (Kevin) Gustafson; son Greg (Sandy); grandchildren Lisa Kunze, Melisa Hensgen, Erik Carson, Jon Christianson, Amber Christianson, Hayden Christianson, Tonya Names, Heather Erickson-Kolness; sisters Shirley (Frank) Timm, Kathy (Ron) Antonchuk; 15 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, LaVern; son, Paul; brothers, William, James, Donald, David, and Gordon; sister, Eva.
Public Funeral Service: 2 PM Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center in Fargo (live streamed on the funeral home website for those not able to attend)
Public Visitation: 12:30-2 PM at the funeral home on Saturday
Marian’s Video Tribute can be viewed below: