December 11, 2013


Richard Christensen, 90, formerly of Lohrville, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 at Hilltop Care Center in Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Lohrville. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Richard was born Aug. 17, 1923, at Rodman, Iowa, to Jorgen and Emma (Davidsen) Christensen. He married Leatrice Guinn and was a farmer all his life.

Richard is survived by his wife Leatrice; sons Ronald (wife Linda), Roger (wife Laurie) and Russell; daughters Laverna Schmidt (Mark Tremell), Lois Hawn (husband Fred) and Laura Vogel (husband Tim); and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter-in-law Lori Jean Christensen (wife of Russell, mother of Rachel) grandson Kevin Schmidt, two brothers and five sisters.