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Michael Christensen

August 24, 1954 — December 30, 2023

Dunlap

Michael Christensen

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     Michael Bruce Christensen was born on August 24, 1954, in Audubon, Iowa to parents Ivan Bruce and Amy Johanna (Larsen) Christensen. Mike grew up in Audubon County. He graduated from Audubon High School in 1972. Mike then began his lifelong occupation of driving truck. The last two companies he drove for were Panama Transfer and R. J. Wegner. On January 17, 1987, Mike married Rita Lary at the St. John Lutheran Church in Dunlap. The couple always lived in the Dunlap area.

     Mike loved to ride his motorcycle and horses. Some things Mike really enjoyed were T-bone steaks, Jack Daniels, Budweiser and Copenhagen. He liked to help on the farm and the two of them loved to do yardwork together. Mike really enjoyed spending time with his family.

     Mike died on Saturday, December 30, 2023, at his home in Dunlap surrounded by his family at the age of 69 years, four months and six days.

     Mike was preceded in death by his parents, great grandson, Oliver Miller; three brothers, Todd Eric Christensen, Jamie Dean Christensen and David Lee Christensen. Mike is survived by his wife, Rita of Dunlap, Iowa; four children, Dawn and her husband Bryan Klein of Logan, Iowa, Brian Christensen and his wife Erica of Blair, Nebraska, JoAnna and her husband Mike Bonham of Dunlap, Iowa and Mandy Pippitt and her significant other Jeremy Oloff of Logan, Iowa; his four legged best friend, Nick; 11 grandchildren; 11 + great grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Vinona Christensen of Indiana, Carol Clark of Redfield, Iowa and Brenda Esdohr of Guthrie Center, Iowa; two aunts, Shirley Christensen and Shar Merk both of Audubon, Iowa and many other relatives and friends.

 

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Friday, January 5, 2024

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Friday, January 5, 2024

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500 Court St, Dunlap, IA 51529

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