Astoria resident, 85Nellie Christiansen, 85, of Astoria, died Saturday, July 6, 2002, in Astoria.
Ms. Christiansen was born September 19, 1916, in Copenhagen, Denmark, to Viggi and Thora Christiansen. She lived in Denmark until she was 4 when she moved with her family to the United States and settled in Astoria.
Following graduation from Astoria High School and business school, Ms. Christiansen worked for Woolworth's Variety Store. She moved to California to continue her career with Woolworth's, returning to Astoria upon her retirement. She moved in with her mother, into the same house where she had grown up. She was affiliated with Astoria Christian Church.
At Ms. Christiansen's request, no service will be held.