Courtney Rae Christensen was born on March 27, 2000, in New Ulm, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Jennifer Schroeder and the late Brian Christensen. Courtney was baptized as an infant at New Ulm Methodist Church.  She received her education at Warren-Alvarado-Oslo High School in Warren, Minnesota and later transferred to Red Rock Central Public School in Lamberton, Minnesota. She was a graduate of Red Rock Central Public School Class of 2018. She had plans of continuing her education in January at Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Jackson, Minnesota.

Courtney was employed at the Dollar General in Windom, Minnesota.

One of Courtney’s biggest passions was skin care and nails. During her spare time she would sit in front of her long mirror applying all of her different make up products. She also enjoyed art and crafting. She was super auntie. She loved playing, laughing, snuggling, watching movies and face timing her two nephews Karter and Liam. Courtney and her boyfriend Gage shared a love for each other; fishing and spending time with their fur baby Simon. Courtney, Grandpa Bill, Uncle Charlie and her father enjoyed spending time together at the cabin up north hunting and making deer sausage. She also enjoyed basketball, volleyball and hanging out with her besties.

Courtney passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018, as a result of an automobile accident in Cottonwood County, Minnesota, at the age of 18 years.

Blessed be her memory.

Courtney is survived by her:
Mother, Jennifer Schroeder, of Lamberton, MN;
Sister, Brenna Grund and her husband, Adam, of Granite Falls, MN;
Nephews, Karter Horman and Liam Grund, of Granite Falls, MN;
Grandparents, Jim Schroeder and his wife, Linda, of New Ulm, MN,
Bill Christensen and his wife, Jean, of Brainerd, MN,
Jean Krueger, of Fairfax, MN;
Step-Grandpa, Jim Moeller, of Fairfax, MN;
Great-Grandmothers, Mary Ziegler, of Fairfax, MN,
Lois Post, of Brainerd, MN;
Special Friend, Gage Dronen, of Windom, MN;
Godparents, Jesse Compton, of Saint Cloud, MN,
Rebecca Jahns, of Saint Crete, IL;
Fur Baby, Simon;
Numerous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and many friends.

Courtney is preceded in death by her Father, Brian Christensen.

Service Information

Courtney R. Christensen, age 18, of Lamberton, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2018,  as a result of an automobile accident in Cottonwood County, Minnesota.

Funeral Service will be Thursday, December 27, 2018, at 11:00 A.M. at United Methodist Church in Fairfax, Minnesota, with interment in Fort Ridgely Cemetery, Ridgely Township.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at United Methodist Church in Fairfax and one hour prior to the service at the church.

The family requests guests wear camo attire.

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