Christina Louise Mortensen, 39, daughter Arvin and Sharon (Metcalf) Mortensen, was born Dec. 20, 1979, in Kansas City, Mo. She passed away on Jan. 23, 2019, in Columbia, Mo.
Christina was preceded in death by her father, Arvin, and two brothers, Alex and Troy.
She is survived by her mother, Sharon; her brothers and sisters, Barry Mortensen and wife, Connie, Richard Mortensen and wife, Bethany, Danny Mortensen and wife, Michelle, Greg Mortensen and wife, Alyssa, Scott Mortensen and wife, Jennifer, Todd Mortensen and wife, Lori, Angela Willhite and husband, Josh, Sarah Barthe and husband, Rod, and Tony Mortensen; and numerous other family members.
Christina came into this world with many limitations but she was full of unconditional love. She taught love to people who knew her, especially those who her cared for her.
She loved her brothers and sisters and she loved interacting with them. Although she could not talk or walk or do anything for herself it never stopped her from interacting with a smile or a yell that indicated she was enjoying the situation or people she was with.
She loved music and people visiting with her.
Her family was glad and felt blessed that they had her in their lives.
Graveside services are 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, in Pine Lawn Cemetery with Bishop Jake officiating under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Houston Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.