Beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, friend and lifelong member of the LDS Church, Bonnie age 79, passed away October 18, 2012 of natural causes, in the arms of her family.\n\nShe was born October 31, 1932, to Fred and Leola Austin in Salt Lake City, Utah. She married Jack W. Christensen, November 3, 1949.\n\nBonnie is known by many for her years as owner of Main Street Day Care Center for 28 years. She loved her family unconditionally, and has always encouraged them to be the "BEST" that they can be. We will ALL miss her dearly.\n\nBonnie is survived by her husband Jack; brother Don (Brett) and children, Steve (Jan), Randy (Cindy), Cindy (Butch), Vickie (Shane). She has 18 grandchildren, and 20 GREAT Grandchildren.\n\nPreceded in death by her parents; her 3 brothers; and son Darrell.\n\nFuneral services will be Monday, October 22, 2012, 12:00 noon, at Riveria Ward, 601 East Mansfield, Salt Lake City. Viewings will be Sunday, October 21, 2012, 5:00-7:00 p.m., at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State Street, Murray; and one hour prior to services, 11-11:45 a.m., at the church, where family and friends may visit. Interment: Larkin Sunset Gardens, 10600 South 1700 East, Sandy.