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Shirley Rowena (Batters) Christianson

February 22, 1924 ~ November 29, 2021 (age 97)


With family by her side, Shirley Christianson left this earth to go dancing with Arden, the love of her life, on Monday, November 29, 2021 at the age of 97 years.

She was predeceased by her daughter Inga (1954), husband Arden (2000) and daughter-in-law Linda (2019).  Shirley will be lovingly remembered by her sons Barry and Eric (Jan); daughters Signe, Sonja (Lawrence) and Stephanie; good friend Sarah; grandchildren Jed (Carrie), Ben (Kathy), Bess (Red Ben), Amber, Danny, Morgan (Cornell), Layne, Calvert, Rene, Bjorn and Lindy; great-grandchildren Jack, Grace, Loen, Paige-Ella, Cornell Jr., Kairo, Parker and Liam; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Mum loved life to the fullest!

A family graveside service and celebration of Shirley’s life will take place in the spring.

As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in Shirley’s memory to the Special Olympics Manitoba - Central Region 305 - 29 5th Street SE, Portage la Prairie, MB.

A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Shirley Rowena (Batters) Christianson, please visit our floral store.


A Service at a later date


Special Olympics Manitoba – Central Region MB
305 – 29 5th Street SE,, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1H9

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