Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Lauri Christensen Applegarth

Lauri Christensen Applegarth1954 ~ 2011Lauri Christensen Applegarth passed away at home on December 22, 2011 of natural causes in Little Elm, Texas. Born November 23, 1954 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Richard and Fontelle Atkinson Christensen; Lauri grew up in Draper, Utah. She graduated from Jordan High School in 1972. She worked many years for Granite School District. Lauri loved her family, especially her daughter Marnie who was the light of her life. Her next great joy came when she became "Grandma" to Lindsey. Lauri had a generous spirit and would gladly give the shirt off her own back for anyone who needed it. She never forgot a birthday and could always be counted on for a phone call on important days. She loved the outdoors, especially camping and gardening. She was a beautiful seamstress and enjoyed sewing her own clothing. Lauri loved her dogs and always had at least one as a companion. Survived by, Loving daughter Marnie (Moises) Alvarenga. Granddaughter Lindsey. Parents, Richard and Fontelle Atkinson Christensen. Sisters, Julie (Tim) Joos; Kelly (Scott) Fowler; many beloved nieces and nephews.Lauri, you will be greatly missed by your family and friends. You have touched many lives and will never be forgotten. Your daughter has learned everything she knows from you and looks forward to seeing you again. We love you!Funeral services to be held at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary on Thursday, December 29 @ 2:00 p.m. Viewing is 1 hour prior to services. 3401 S. Highland Dr. Salt Lake City.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on December 25, 2011