3/15/1920 – 10/28/2012
Carl Russell Christoffersen, age 92, of Sheridan passed away at home on Sunday, October 28, 2012. He was born on March 15, 1920 in Isabella County, the son of Johnnas & Emma (Ramlow) Christoffersen.
On December 31, 1954 in Grand Rapids, he was married to the former Irene G. Hacker in and she survives in addition to their children, Mary & Gary Bow of Umatilla, Oregon and Sharon & Denny Eldridge of Stanton, their grandchildren, Denny & Missy Eldridge, Denise & Eric Shaw, Bryan & Hilda Bow, Scott & Tamara Bow and Troy Bow plus eight great grandchildren, Mitchell and Kelsie Shaw, Rory, London and Celina Eldridge and Alyssa, Maya and Addison Bow in addition to two nieces, Deanna Mervau and Barb Gray.
Mr. Christoffersen was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Harvey, her husband, Rick and their daughter Michelle as a result of an automobile accident in 1977.
Mr. Chrisoffersen has been a lifelong resident of Sheridan, he was a Army veteran of World War II, was a truck driver as well as a barber; who operated Chris’s Barber Shops in both Greenville and Sheridan.
Funeral services beginning at 11:00 A.M. will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at the Simpson Family Funeral Home with Pastor Kenneth Harger officiating. Interment will be at the Evergreen Cemetery, Sheridan.
Visitation will also be at the funeral home on Thursday morning beginning at 10:00 A.M. where friends and relatives may call one hour prior to the funeral service.
On 10/29/2012 gary taft said:
he was a great man, and a great uncle who i grew up knowing, he had a real good character , i give my condolences to his wife my aunt irene, and his kids, sharon and mary jo, and to his grand kids. god bless you all.