Donna Marie Porter Christensen, formerly of Boise, Idaho, died peacefully in her sleep on September 16, 2011 surrounded by family in South Jordan, UT. She was the only child of Howard Eron and Iris Black Porter born in Ogden, UT on August 20, 1928.\nShe was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband Robert L. Christensen. They were married November 25, 1953 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They are the parents of five children, Vicki Parkinson (Lyle), Rosemary Cantwell (Robert), Kent Christensen (Susan), Karen Cornia (Jody) and Carol Laney (Jeff), 25 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.\nFuneral services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 11:00 am at the LDS Chapel, 3200 Cassia, Boise, Idaho where a viewing will be held Friday, September 23 from 6-7:30 pm and Saturday from 9:30-10:30 am prior to services.\nIn lieu of flowers please make donations to www.autismspeaks.org and/or the Humanitarian Fund for the LDS Church.