Carolyn Jane Christensen: April 23, 1944 – Nov. 4, 2018

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Carolyn Jane Christensen, of Coupeville, was born on April 23, 1944 in Stockton, Calif. to Virginia and Everest Christensen. She passed away at age 74 with her family at her side on Nov. 4 in Coupeville. Carolyn graduated from Oak Harbor High School in 1962 and the University of Washington in 1966.

She was an international tax treaty negotiator with the United States Department of the Treasury until retiring in 2001. She was assigned to notable locations, including Washington, D.C.; Ottawa, Canada; Saigon, Vietnam; Manila, Philippines and Paris.

Carolyn is survived by her brothers Orson Christensen and John Christensen; her twin sister Marilyn Huemer; nieces Cindy Thompson and Kristine Buffum; and nephews Gerry Christensen and Christopher Huemer.

Carolyn liked to travel, including several safaris in Africa; cruises to Alaska, Australia and Southeast Asia; and land tours throughout Europe.

The Christensen family would like to thank Nancy Sharma, M.D. and her staff at WhidbeyHealth for their compassion and professionalism.

Memorials in Carolyn’s name are suggested to: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 98018, Washington, D.C. 20090-8018 or Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Attn: Donations, PO Box 19023, Seattle, WA 98109-1023.

Family and friends are encouraged to share memories and condolences at www.whidbeymemorial.com.

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