|Birth: ||May 29, 1919|
|Death: ||Aug. 12, 2005|
Eau Claire County
Kenneth I. Christopherson, 86, of Eau Claire died Friday, August 12, 2005, at his home in the caring attendance of his family and St. Joseph's Hospice.
He was born in the town of Wilson, Wis., on May 29, 1919, the son of Christ and Edna (Daniels) Christopherson. Ken married Hazel Harmon on February 1, 1941, in Sand Creek, Wis.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge on October 22, 1943.
Ken was a wood patternmaker by profession. He owned Christopherson Patterns in Chippewa Falls, which continues to operate with his name. Ken expressed his love of music with his fiddle, harmonica, and guitar. He also was a wonderful dancer.
Ken had many interests, and especially loved fishing, hunting, old cars, and family gatherings.
Ken is survived by his six children, Anita (Robert) Bergevin of Eau Claire, Lucille (Joe) Anderson of Lake City, Minn., Michael (Debra) Christopherson of Eau Claire, Joan (Charles) Tanger of Minneapolis, Minn., Brenda (Michael) Rajek and Andrea Christopherson of Eau Claire; seventeen grandchildren, Maria, Christine, Anthony, Timothy, Teresa, Carolyn, Joe, Andrew, Emily, Amber, Bridget, Michael, Alison, Anna, Louise, Gretchen and Benjamin; thirteen great-grandchildren; a brother, C. Paul Christopherson of Eau Claire; two sisters, Jeanette Mickelson of Eau Claire and Elsie Dahl of Colfax; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; many nieces; nephews; and his loving companion, Ruby Brice.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel, in 1994; two brothers, A. Edward and Phillip Christopherson; four sisters, Rachel Kahl, Helen Nowak, Lila O?Flanagan and infant Alice Christopherson.
Ken was a gentleman who was loved and admired by many.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 16, 2005, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, with Pastor Gary F. Sahs officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the church.
Family requests memorials please be directed to St. Joseph's Homecare Hospice, 2661 CTH I, Chippewa Falls, WI, 54729. To express condolences online, please visit obituaries at www.lenmarkfh.com.
Hazel O. Harmon Christopherson (1919 - 1994)*
Eau Claire County
Created by: Sandi K
Record added: May 23, 2010
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