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David “Dave” J. Christensen, age 83, of Cottage Grove, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 15, 2021 while surrounded by his loving family.
Preceded in death by parents; and seven siblings.
Survived by devoted wife of 61 years, Ethel (nee French); children, Catherine (James Groh), Scott (Susan Mayer), Barbara (Carol Finstad), and Glenn; grandchildren, Katie Groh (Rudy Avińa), Joseph Wynne (Tina Shafer), and Julia Wynne; great- grandchildren, Carter Wynne, Emilio Avińa, Enrique Avińa, Camilia Avińa, and Diego Avińa; brothers, Richard and Robert; and many loving nieces and nephews; and special friends, Jessica and Allyssa.
Dave retired from Burlington Northern Railroad after 43 years in office services. In retirement he enjoyed his hobby farm and traveling. He especially cherished time spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren at their various events.
Visitation 4-8 PM with celebration of life beginning at 6 PM, Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Kok Funeral Home, 7676 80th St. S., Cottage Grove, MN, 55016.
LIVESTREAM INFORMATION: For those who would like to participate in Dave's service via livestream, you can watch the service on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 6:00 PM. It can be viewed by scrolling to the bottom of this page, and "CLICK PLAY" to begin. Please leave a message of support on our Tribute Wall to let the family know you were able to watch the service. If you are having troubles with the Livestream, the service will be available to watch later in the day.
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