DORIS CHRISTENSEN Doris Mae Rowe Christensen, 85, of Las Vegas, a retired elementary school teacher
, passed away May 22, 2013. She was born to Lewis E. and Mae Rowe, in Kannaraville, Utah, and was a resident of Las Vegas since 1927. She was a homemaker that returned to college and graduated from UNLV in 1971 with a bachelor's degree in education. She then taught elementary school at E.W. Griffith School for 15 years. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Julia Smith. Doris is survived by her husband, Vern J. Christensen; her four children, David J. Christensen M.D., Paul Lewis Christensen M.D., Karen Slade and Joan Baldwin; 24 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday, May 27, at Palm Mortuary, 1600 S. Jones Blvd. Visitation again at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, with services following, at 10 a.m., at the LDS Chapel, 3400 W. Charleston Blvd.