Don Christensen, 81, of Redwood Falls, passed away at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, Minnesota on September 25, 2019. Memorial Services will be held at a later date.
Don was born to Poul and Valborg (Thompsen) Christensen on September 7, 1938 in Ortonville, Minnesota. He lived in a few communities while growing up. He had served in the U.S. Army. Don met Carolyn Pequin in Marshall, Minnesota and they were married April 7, 1961 at the English Lutheran Church of Marshall. In 1964, Don and Carolyn moved to Redwood Falls where Don worked for Conoco, Texaco and Sinclair Gas Stations for many years.
Don loved to watch war and western movies and enjoyed reading. He loved to have and had many loyal dogs over the years. Don loved to spend time with his family, he so enjoyed his grandchildren.
Don is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn; son, Steve (Shawna) Christensen of Sherburn, and son, Tim Christensen of Redwood Falls; 2 grandchildren, Dalton Hacker of Morgan, and Emma Lavely of Licking, Missouri; 4 step-granddaughters; 12 step-great grandchildren and 2 step-great, great grandchildren; brother, Vern (Marlys) Christensen of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; brother in law, Gene (Janet) Pequin of Marshall; sister in law, Diane Berg of Redwood Falls and many nieces and nephews, special friend Cheryl Hansen and our dog Tucker.
Don is preceded in death by his parents, Poul and Valborg; sister, Lillian (Charles) McCarthy; parents in law, Art and Emma Pequin; nephew Bob McCarthy and many brother and sister in laws.
Blessed be his memory.