Nancy Christophersen, 94

Nancy V. Christophersen, age 94, of Frankfort, MI, formerly of Jones, passed away Tuesday evening, January 8, 2019.

Nancy was born January 21, 1924, in Chicago, the daughter of Olin Almarian Rifenberg Sr. and Mae Phillips Rifenberg.

Surviving are Nancy’s five children; four daughters: Loma Bolt of Buford, GA, Carol Ratliff of Bainbridge, GA, Nancy (Vern) Pridgeon of New Braunfels, TX, and Jerilyn (Daniel) Koop of Greene, IA, one son: Chris (Renee) Christophersen, two half-brothers: Olen (Charlotte) Rifenberg Jr. and James (Donna) Rifenberg both of Jones, eleven grandchildren, twenty-two great-grandchildren, six great great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Nancy lived most of her life in Jones. Nancy received her diploma from Three Rivers High School in the 1980’s. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newberg, a member of Howardsville Community Art League, and a member of South Lanes Sr. League at Three Rivers. Nancy was formerly a Deaconess, Sunday School Teacher, and member of Women’s Missionary Union in the church.

Nancy is preceded in death by; Her husband of 74 years Norman Christophersen, both loving parents, one sister “Violet”, one son-in-law, and two grandchildren.

The family will welcome friends for visitation on Monday, January 14, 2019, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Newberg (Poes) with the funeral service at 12:00. A graveside service will follow and be held at Poe’s Cemetery. Memorial donation may be directed to First Baptist Church of Newberg. Online condolences may be left at

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