Leroy Wesley Christensen, 88 of Deltona, Florida passed away on November 29, 2016. He was born on July 29, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois. He married Maria P. Hummerich in Koln Germany December 18, 1951 while serving in Germany during WWII and returned to U.S.A via Queen Elizabeth. He graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism. He was a Real Estate Broker & Developer and lived in Elk Grove, Illinois before moving to Florida in 1983. He loved to read and snow ski, loved spending time with his family and loved his Steak & Shake burgers. Many admired the true love of 64 years between him and his wife Maria. He is preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Lillian Christensen, sister Lorraine, brothers Art and Glen, his daughter Linda Bavaro and one great grandchild. He is survived by his wife Maria, daughters Laura Affeldt and Lisa Jones, 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his friends and family.
Condolences can be sent to Altman-Long Funeral Home.
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