OBITUARY: Elmer L. Christiansan

Elmer L. Christiansan, 108, died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at NMC Health in Newton.

He was born Aug. 10, 1913, in St. Joseph, Mo., to Elmer and Dorothea (St. John) Christianson.

He married Pearl M. Weigant at Wathena, Kansas and she preceded him death.

Elmer attended the Congregational Church in Sedgwick and worked at the Alfalfa Mill prior to his retirement.

In his free time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing in the Sedgwick area.

Elmer is survived by one son Elmer (Beverly) Christiansan Jr.; two daughters: LaDaonna (Ted) Barnes and Shirley (Jerry) Koerner; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter Peggy Randall and two great-grandsons.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel in Newton. Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Petersen Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Private family interment will be at a later date in the Hillside Cemetery, Sedgwick.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and left with Petersen Funeral Home.

 

 

 

 

 

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