Laurel Lee Christensen

December 23, 1941 ~ July 23, 2022 (age 80)


Laurel Lee Dodgson Christensen passed away peacefully at home on July 23, 2022. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 30, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Sun River, MT, at 10am.

Laurel was born on December 23, 1941 to Frank and Blanche (Woods) Dodgson in Butte, Montana. She was raised in Wise River, Montana, then later in Deer Lodge, graduating from Powell County High School.

On August 19, 1961, Laurel would marry Gerald Reilly; the couple would go on to share 11 years and 1 child together. After their divorce, Laurel shared marriages with Don Nyquist and Wayne Christensen, before settling down with Tom Wadsworth; The couple spent 20 years of marriage together.

Laurel was employed as a bookkeeper for a variety of establishments, such as the Clark Fork Veterinary Clinic in Deer Lodge, the Great Falls Veterinary Service, and Great Falls Livestock.

In her free time, Laurel enjoyed camping and riding horses in the mountains. She loved animals, especially horses, dogs, and cats. She was a member of the Back Country Horsemen.

Laurel was an active member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Sun River.

Laurel was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her loving husband Tom Wadsworth; son Brett Reilly and his wife Tracy; sister Lorraine Seaford; two grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and four nieces.

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Funeral Service
July 30, 2022

10:00 AM
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter (Sun River, Montana)

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