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  • Janet “Gracie” Barnes Christensen Birthday Celebration of Life

    Oct 30, 2021, 2:00 PM US/Pacific

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Rachel christensen

Janet “Gracie” Barnes Christensen

October 28, 1946 - September 08, 2021

We created this memorial to celebrate the life of Janet “Gracie” Barnes Christensen and join all who loved her in community. Oh how she will love to see your collection of stories and memories of her extraordinary time with us. She collected us all along the way, touched us all, left us forever changed...  see more

OBITUARY
Janet Gracie Barnes Christensen did not just live, she taught us how to live as well. More than that, she taught us how to love. Not just others, but ourselves. She was a go go dancer, a hairdresser, a business woman, a peace officer. She was a sponsor and a survivor. She was a teacher and the safest place to laugh or cry. In any room, she was bound to have the biggest personality, the most healing hugs, the highest abundance of...  see more
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  • Richard Clarke
    I am soo glad we had the opportunity to meet for a wonderful lunch, and visit, recently, and was really looking forward to her next visit north. She was really special and am soo greatful to have known her all these years. RIP dear old friend
  • Catherine Nanni
    Mama J was my AA mom. Always there for me to call or text. Her wisdom, love and encouraging words were a godsend to me.
    When I had to move from my forever home she showed up and worked so hard to help me pack and get through the headache. I am missing...  more
  • Michelle Lawson
    I met Janet in 2019. I only knew her for a while before moving back home to Seattle. What I remember about Janet is unyeilding joy, childlike humor, and seemingly unwavering confidence. In whatever group of people we were in, you could count on most of...  more
    • Michelle Lawson
      Rachel Mae Oh I love this. Yes she brought joy and laughter everywhere she went! Thank you for sharing.
      • October 27, 2021
  • Sarah Herbert
    Canaan Beau, myself, granny Janet, and great grandma Herbert ♥️
  • Sarah Herbert
    Granny Janet holding Wilder James in my belly, with Jesus showing off a beautiful sunset for us right behind us 🧡
    • Sarah Herbert
      Rachel Mae This is so sweet. She adored you so much and those babies. Always bragging about what an amazing mother you are.
      • October 27, 2021
  • Sarah Herbert
    Reid and granny ❤️
  • Lisa Nelson
    Thank you Rachel and Jamie for this beautiful description of Janet, your words are so touching❣️ I hope what I’ve posted helps to remind us of how she has forever touched all that knew her!
    The saying “To know her is to love her” is especially...  more
  • Sandy Wilson
    I’m missing my friend so much! Who am I going to text now when The View has some annoying person I want to complain about? What about all the popcorn and Netflix movies still on our list?
    Sincere condolences to Janet’s beloved family and her other...  more
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