Elise Christensen of Cannon Falls died Jan. 12, 2007, at the Angels Care Center in Cannon Falls. She was 85 years old.
She was born May 29, 1921, in Gordon, Wis., the daughter of Earl and Ottilia (Schmitz) Vink. She attended country schools in Wisconsin, and was an eighth grade graduate of Blake School.
She married Alvin E. Christensen May 5, 1955, in St. Paul. She was a homemaker and enjoyed quilting, crocheting and sewing.