Christianson said she’s been blessed with five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Her family celebrated with her at Willerup United Methodist Church in Cambridge, Wisconsin.
Honoring her mother’s fight, Lea Aschkenase created Food for Thought to help food insecure children and their families in Madison. The weekend program was aptly named Thea’s Table, dedicated to Thea Aschkenase.
The Tavern League of Wisconsin offers a free program at participating businesses called SafeRide, which provides free transportation to those who find themselves without a sober ride home from the bar.