Georgia JoAnn Christensen

Georgia JoAnn Christensen, 78, of Winterset passed away on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, surrounded by family at her daughter’s home in St. Charles.

A visitation was held Monday, Jan. 6, at Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home, Winterset Chapel, with a funeral service following. Pastor Ron Bohall officiated. Burial was in the Winterset Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family for a later designation. 

Georgia was born Jan. 12, 1941, at the family home to Ernest and Stella Lehman in Creston, Iowa. She was the fourth child out of five. As an adult Georgia attended college to earn her bookkeeping and accounting degrees. Her legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of everyone she interacted with.

Georgia was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Stella Lehman; brother, Ralph Lehman; sister, Betty Berry; and grandson, Andrew Agee.

Georgia is survived by her husband, Billy “Jake” Christensen; children, Brian (Mary Lou) Agee, Brenda (Rod) Amos, Deborah Ham, and Ben (Johnie) Patrick; grandchildren, Bree (Carson), Sasha, Shantel, Shaelyn, Brian, Jr. (Kailyn), Marissa (Billy), James, Nicole (Doug), Amber, Alan (Amanda), Kelsie (Blaque), and Jake; 12 great-grandchildren with one on the way; sister, Jenny Shoning; and brother, Jack (Linda) Lehman.

She will be missed dearly, but she is now resting peacefully in heaven with her loved ones who have passed before her.

Arrangements are being handled by Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home, Winterset Chapel. Online condolences  may be left at

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