Neil Christensen

July 10, 1950 - June 22, 2016
Traverse City, MI



Sunday, August 7, 2016
12:00 PM EDT
Johnson Park
11698 S. Reynolds St.
Empire, MI 49630

Life Story / Obituary


Neil Eugene Christensen, 65 of Traverse City, died June 22, 2016.

Neil was born on July 10, 1950 the son of the late Eugene and Florence (Stocker) Christensen in Flint. Neil worked at Buick in Flint. Neil was also was an extremely talented painter who worked for a good friend, John Evans, when he retired. He was a former resident of Empire. Neil enjoyed riding his bike, liked to cook, and loved telling jokes. He also collected unique items that turned into good conversational pieces. Neil loved his grandchildren. He spent a lot of time with his daughter, Amie and was deeply loved by her.

Neil is survived by his mother, Florence Christensen of Flushing; sister, Nancy Hager of Flushing; daughter, Amie Christensen of Traverse City; son, Matthew Christensen of Traverse City; grandchildren, Kyle Adams of Mancelona, Travis Adams of Kalkaska and Samantha Holeman of Traverse City.

Neil is preceded in death by his father, Eugene Christensen.

Please come share stories of Neil at his Celebration of Life, starting at noon on August 7th at Johnson Park in Empire. A full luncheon will be provided.

Please visit to sign the guestbook and share a message with the family. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home of Traverse City.