Gail M. Christensen, 78, Sidney, MT

Visitation for Gail M. Christensen, 78, Sidney, MT were held at 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Fulkerson-Stevenson Memorial Chapel, Sidney, MT. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 at People's Congregational Church, Sidney, MT with Pastor Susan Watterson officiating. Remembrances, condolences and pictures may be shared with the family at

Gail Marcia Christensen was born on July 22, 1943, in Sidney, MT to Victor and Anna (Zimmerle) Bostrom she was the third child of six children. Gail grew up in the Sidney area, attending the Hardy Country School and Sidney High School. She was united in marriage to William (Bill) Christensen in 1961 and to this union was born two children, Cindy Gail and Bryan William. Gail and Bill were divorced in 1974.

Gail began her working career for the Safeway in the bakery department. She moved to Richland County Assessor Office and eventually became the County Assessor, retiring in 2007. She was a member of the Elks, VFW Women's Auxiliary, Peoples Congregational Church, and a lifetime member of Ladies of the Moose.

Gail was an avid volunteer sharing her baking abilities with these organizations and the community. Gail enjoyed being active in the community, cooking, gardening, and spending time with her family. She had a love for collecting owls, coffee cups, and all kinds of jewelry.

After several years of failing health, Gail moved to Sidney Health Center Extended Care in June 2021, where she passed away early in the morning on Sept. 20, 2021.

Gail is survived by; her children, Cindy and Bryan, Sidney; her grandchildren, Zachary (Angela), Spring Valley, CA, Brianna, Sidney, MT; her great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Elle, and Zoey; her brothers, Orlon (Bobbie) Bostrom and Keith (Paula) Bostrom, Sidney, MT; her sister, Charlotte (Bruce) Breitling, Bozeman, MT; her sister-in-law, Dorothy Bostrom, Sturgis, SD, and numerous nephews, and nieces.

Gail was preceded in death by her parents, brother Leland (Sonny) Bostrom, sister, Sharon Frasca, and Rudy Shields (special friend).


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