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Harry Christensen

March 20, 1947 — June 23, 2018

Harry Christensen, 71 of Sioux Falls, passed away Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Dougherty Hospice House.

He was born on March 20, 1947 at Danebod, Minnesota, the son of Norman and Eleanor (Johnson) Christensen. Harry’s family moved to Sioux Falls just after his first birthday. Harry attended school in Sioux Falls and graduated from Washington High School.

Harry married Susan Kolbrek on September 24, 1966 in Sioux Falls where they raised three daughters. Harry was employed at Egger Steel as a metal fabricator for 47 years, retiring in 2014. He was a member of the Boilermakers Union and served as a Union Steward.

He enjoyed going hunting and fishing, and for 20 years, traveled to Lake of the Woods to fish. Harry was a sports fan and loved to watch his grandkid’s activities and the Green Bay Packers.

Harry is survived by his wife, Susan; three daughters and their spouses, Kris and John Doorn, Kim and Steve Lehner and Karie and Keith Oppold; six grandchildren, Josh (Nicole), Cody, Brittany (Josh), Alex, Ryan and Jon; great grandchildren, Lily and Beckett; seven siblings, Shirley, Howard, Diane, Debbie, Gary, Sheryl and Sherry; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Joan; a great grandson, Bentley; and a sister-in-law, Stephanie.

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