Northwest NEWS

July 19, 1999

Local News

Elsa Marie Christiansen

Obituary: Elsa Marie Christiansen

   Elsa Marie Christiansen, 79, of Kirkland, was born February 18, 1920 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She lost her extended battle with cancer on Sunday, July 11.

   She was preceded in death by her husband, Niels Christiansen. Before retirement, Elsa owned and operated the Shanty Restaurant in Woodinville.

   She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Lillian and Mike Ostman of Snohomish; daughter, Sandra Victor of Auburn; granddaughters, Heidi and Annalise Ostman, Monica, Tracy, and Andrea Victor; grandsons, Tor and Erik Christiansen, Neil Victor, and special friend Bill Cook.

   She also leaves behind her brothers Sven and Walther Anderson and sister Gunhild Jessen of Denmark, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

   At her request, no services will be held. Remembrances may be made to Evergreen Hospice; 12910 Totem Lake Blvd. NE; Kirkland, WA 98034.