VisitationSt. Johns Lutheran Church
Richard “Dick” Christensen, 68, Jamestown, ND died Thursday January 24, 2019 at Sanford Health in Bismarck, ND.
Dick was born September 11, 1950 in Morris, MN, the son of Glenn and Yuvonne (Lake) Christensen. He attended school at Chokio, MN, and graduated from Chokio-Alberta High School in 1968. He worked at the Equity Elevator in Chokio until 1974 when he moved to Ypsilanti, ND and managed the Ypsilanti Equity Elevator.
He married Dennette Anderson on June 27, 1987. They made their home in Ypsilanti. He managed the elevator for 37 years until he retired in 2011. The couple moved to Jamestown after Dick's retirement.
Dick was a member of the ND Grain Dealers Association, Elks, Eagles, Jamestown Country Club, Jamestown Cabin Association, and an esteemed member of the Roughrider Poker Tour. He loved dogs, hunting and fishing, pontoon time with his lake family and visiting with people from across Minnesota and North Dakota.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Dennette, Jamestown, ND; her son, Levi (Katie Ryan-Anderson) Anderson, Marion, ND; 2 grandsons, Cole and Connor; 4 brothers and 1 sister, Mark (Janet) Christensen, Perham, MN; Jan (Merida) Christensen, Alexandria, MN; Lynn Christensen, Eagan, MN; Eric (Mary) Christensen, Luverne, MN; and Kurt (Destinee) Christensen, LaMoure, ND.
Dick was preceded in death by his parents, his sister-in-law, Vicki Christensen and father-in-law and mother-in-law Duane and Florence Schuldheisz.
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