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Christiansen, Lucele K. (Lucele Kartchner), 1926-


Biographical History

Lucele K. Christiansen (1926-) was a Latter-day Saint missionary, social worker, and mother.

Lucele Kartchner was born to Alice Smith and Lafayette Shepherd Kartchner on November 4, 1926 in Snowflake, Arizona. Lucele moved with her family to various cities throughout Arizona during her childhood. She eventually moved to Provo, Utah to attend Brigham Young High School before attending Brigham Young University, where she graduated in 1948. Afterward, Lucele worked as a social worker for Apache county before serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Eastern States Mission. There, she met John R. Christiansen. They were married in Logan, Utah on September 18, 1951 and had five children together. Lucele moved around with her family before settling in Provo, Utah, and she served in various church positions throughout her life.

Lucele K. Christiansen currently resides in Provo, Utah.

UPB MSS4116, Sep. 18, 2018 (Lucele Kartchner Christiansen b. Nov. 4, 1926 in Snowflake, AZ; p. Alice Smith and Lafayette Shepherd Kartchner; moved multiple times during childhood; attended Brigham Young High School, graduated from Brigham Young University in 1948; social worker for Apache county; served a mission in the Eastern States Mission with; m. John R. Christiansen on Sep. 18, 1951 in Logan, UT; five children; moved around with family; served in various church positions; resides in Provo, UT)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John R. Christiansen family papers

Identifier: MSS 4116
Scope and Contents Contains materials regarding John R. Christiansen's professional career in sociology, including interviews, course materials, publications, research, and other materials. Materials cover various topics including emergency preparedness, nuclear war survival, and books John R. Christiansen donated to Brigham Young University, as well as information regarding John R. Christiansen's membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Collection also contains material documenting the...
Dates: 1804-2008

Lucele K. Christiansen papers, 1949-2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4116 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains materials created by Lucele K. Christiansen regarding her life as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1949 to 1951 and regarding family life in later years. Includes journals, photographs, a life story, and a scrapbook. Materials primarily deal with the details of daily life, church subjects, interaction with family, and interaction with friends and acquaintances.

Dates: 1949-2008

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