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Floyd Merle Christopherson

December 14, 1934 — September 6, 2017

Floyd Christopherson passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at his home in Pine City at the age of 82.Floyd Merle Christopherson was born to Hubert and Florence (Anderson) Christopherson on December 14, 1934 in Rutledge, Minnesota.  At the age of 16, Floyd left high school (he was smarter than the teachers) because he wasn't allowed to continue his enthusiasm and participation in Football and Basketball.  This never detoured him from his love of sports; Football, Baseball, Softball, Umpiring, Hunting and Fishing.  When he was no longer able to participate in athletics, whenever he could, he loved to watch his many athletic grandchildren.  In his spare time, Floyd enjoyed bowling, playing cards, Farkle, watching television (old movies, baseball and wrestling) and indulging in sweets; especially a bowl of ICE CREAM.Floyd worked for the State of Minnesota for 31 yrs. (1966-1997).  He was an extraordinarily loving, humble and patient man. His smile lite up the room and brought joy to everyone who knew him. Floyd is survived by his wife Naomi Christopherson of Pine City; children: Shelly (Ed) Sauter of Pine City, Mitchell (Kari) Christopherson, of Big Lake, Natalie (Perry Skluzacek) Christopherson of Pine City, Gary Christopherson of Cloverdale, Virginia (Duane) Franklin of Harris, and Kelly (Scott) Miller of Pine City; 22 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; brother Arnold (Carol) Christopherson of Cambridge; sister-in-law Rosemary Christopherson of Coon Rapids; many nieces, nephews and friends.Reverend Dr. Vicki VanderVegt will officiate at a Celebration of Floyd's life:  11 AM Monday, (9/11/17) at the Swanson Chapel, Pine City.  A gathering of family and friends is planned Sunday from 2-5 PM and also one hour prior to the service.Funeral arrangements for Floyd Christopherson of Pine City are entrusted to the Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City ~ Swanson Chapel.www.FuneralAndCremationService.com  
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