Obit: Christopherson, "Bunny" (1918 - 2002)

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----Source: The Stanley Republican (Stanley, Clark County) 2/9/2003

OBIT-Christopherson, Borghild "Bunny" (May 24, 1918 - Dec 20, 2002) 

Borghild "Bunny" Christopherson, 84, died Dec 30, 2002 at the Golden Age Manor in Amery. Bunny was born on May 24, 1918 in Stanley, the daughter of Ole and Anna Larson. She grew up in Stanley and attended high school there.

On June 18, 1939 she was united in marriage to Elmer Christopherson. They lived in Stanley until they moved to Amery in 1949. They owned and operated Gambles Store for several years. After selling the store, Bunny worked ad a lab tech in St. Croix Falls for a short time and then went to Danielson Drug Store where she was a clerk for the next 20 years.

Bunny was active in the Order of the Eastern Star and in the ladies organization at the Amery Golf Club. She left her home in Amery a year ago to live at Evergreen Village, but declining health made it necessary to move to the Golden Age Manor.

Bunny is survived by her sons, Jim (Jean) of New Brighton, Minn. and Gary (Joyce) of Medford; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, her sisters, Doris of Stanley and Ruth of the Twin Cities; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elmer; one brother and three sisters. Funeral services were held on Jan 3 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Amery. Rev. Paul Baardseth officiated. Organist was Helen Osborn. Pallbearers were Gary Christopherson, John Christopherson, Jim Christopherson and Tony Christopherson.



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