RAYMOND A. CHRISTIANSON
Raymond Christianson, age 93 of Dunseith, died Wednesday at a Dunseith nursing home. Funeral will be held on Monday at 10:00 A. M. at the Peace Lutheran Church in Dunseith. Burial will be at the Rendahl Cemetery of rural Dunseith. Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm at the church.
Raymond A. Christianson, a son of Sigurd and Hannah (Lagerquist) Christianson, was born on December 3, 1918 near Dunseith. He was reared and educated in the Dunseith area. After his education he began working on the family farm near Dunseith. In the late 1940’s he moved with his parents to Washington State where he worked for several years. Raymond returned to Dunseith. On June 24, 1953 he was married to Mary Fiest at Minot. After their marriage they returned the farm, taking care of Raymond’s parents and tending to the farming duties. Raymond retired from farming in 1972. In 2010 they moved to Bottineau until 2012 when they moved to Rolla. In May of 2012 Raymond moved to the Dunseith nursing home and has resided there since.
He was an avid hunter and trapper and also enjoyed fishing. Raymond hosted many hunts for his friends. He was a life member of the Turtle Mountain Wildlife Club in Dunseith. Raymond loved traveling with Mary. He was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church in Dunseith.
Raymond passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 in a Dunseith nursing home.
He is survived by his wife Mary of Rolla; a sister Viola Baskett of Gig Harbor, WA and many nieces and nephews.