Bryce Christopherson, 64, of Lancaster, Minn., died on Sunday, July 19, 2020, at home, due to kidney failure.
Bryce was born on June 22, 1956, in Hallock Minn., to Arden and Lois (Dexter) Christopherson. He graduated from Lancaster school in 1974. Following graduation, Bryce attended University of Minnesota-Crookston.
On Oct. 17, 1981, Bryce married Cindy (Kassen-borg) Christopherson near Kragnes, Minn. They had two children, Ben and Anna. They lived in rural Lancaster.
For over 25 years, Bryce first worked for Loeffler Redi-Mix and continued to work for Strata Concrete in Hallock. In addition, he farmed.
In 2015, Bryce started dialysis, which led to a difficult five-year battle of kidney disease and other related health issues that eventually took his life.
Bryce is survived by his wife of 39 years, Cindy; his son, Ben (Caitlin) Christopherson, and foster children Kaden and Kinsley, Fargo, N.D.; and his daughter, Anna (Brandon) Warnke and granddaughter, arriving in December, Lancaster. He is also survived by his dad, Arden, Lancaster; and sister, Beth (Tom) Woodard, Fargo.
Bryce was preceded in death by his mom, Lois; his sister, Becky Christopherson; and Grandma Frida Christopherson who lived with Bryce and his family throughout his childhood.
The funeral service was held Saturday, July 25; 2020, at 1 p.m. at Sion Lutheran church in Lancaster. Interment was in Riverview Memorial Gardens, Lancaster. Pastor Tim Peterson, presided. Special music was “See You Again,” “Amazing Grace” and “My Chains Are Gone” performed by Hannah Roise. Honorary pallbearers were his dialysis drivers: Leland Swenson, Leon Olson, Craig Pearson, Dick Hilman and Jerry Bernstrom. Visitation was held Friday July 24, 2020, from 5 to 7 p.m at Sion Lutheran Church with a prayer service at 6 p.m. CDC guidelines were followed.
Austin Funeral Chapel, Hallock, was in charge of the arrangements. www. austinfuneralchapel.com.