CANBY – Calvin Christensen, 89, of Canby, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Society in Windom.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Canby with Rev. Janet Colby officiating.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the church with a prayer service at 7:45 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Canby. Military honors will be provided by Canby Military Honor Guard and Rueben-Hansen American Legion Post 195 of Hendricks. Online registry at www.birkfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are with Birk Funeral Home of Canby.
He is survived by his wife, LaVonda of Windom; daughter, Monica Orren (friend, Brad Scott) of Granite Falls; two sons, Paul of Kooskia, ID and Todd (Lisa) of Canby; sister-in-law, Valerie Christensen of Preston; stepchildren, Larry Eggen of Storden, Renee (Lee) Wyffels of Troy, MO, Deb (Doyle) Mattson of Windom; ten grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death was his parents; first wife, Audrey; son, Charles Sr.; sister, Francis (Harold) Dorn; brother, Gene (Barbara) Christensen; sister, Ramona Bailey; son-in-law, Dale Orren and one great-grandchild, Jaston.