Christeen Nielsen Hall, age 94, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Sunday, June 3, 2018. She was born on August 23, 1923 in St. Johns, Arizona to Frederick and Mary Eliza Holgate Nielsen. She grew up on a ranch near St. Johns, along with her 13 siblings, Nellie Richey (Hugh), Mae Richey/Greenwood (Forrest/Hartley), Louie Merrill (Earl), Lizzy, Frederick (Lavora), Ole (Gwen/Olivia), E.Z. (Lula), Olive Shill (Victor), Lenore Suman (Harlin), Eva Shill (Ken), Nina, Roland (Charlene/Cheryl), and Duffy (Mary Jo/Louise).
Christeen met and married her sweetheart, Jerold John Hall, on February 23, 1944, and lived the remainder of her life in Mesa, Arizona. She was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she served in many capacities throughout her life. She was loved and will be greatly missed by her large family.
Christeen was preceded in death by her husband, Jerold J. Hall; son, Darwin Hall; her parents; and all of her siblings.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Terri Tate Hall and her daughters, Pam Councilman (Dave), Marsha Snow (Paul), and Jerrilyn Wilcken (John). She is also survived by 24 grandchildren, 95 great-grandchildren, 2 great great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the Mesa North Stake Center, located at 933 E Brown Rd, Mesa, AZ at 10:00am, with a viewing prior to the service at 9:00am. There will also be a viewing on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, from 6:00-8:00pm at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ.