Burle Christopherson 1943-2014

Posted February 18, 2014 at 6:46 pm

Burle Christopherson 1943-2014

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Burle Christopherson, 70, of Miller, died Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.

Memorial service were Monday, February 17, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Miller with Pastor Joseph Raleigh officiating. Burial followed in G.A.R. Cemetery, Miller.

Burle Lloyd was born December 18, 1943 to Tillman and Joyce (Anderson) Christopherson in Miller. He attended grade school at Lincoln Country School in Glendale Township and high school in Miller and Ree Heights. On January 19, 1964, he married Charlotte Moody in Ree Heights. To this union, six children were born.

Throughout his life, he worked for various Hand County farmers, at Tri-State Insulation, Boyd Hats and did some truck driving. He loved working with animals. In his spare time, he enjoyed having coffee with friends and visiting.

Survivors include his six children: LaVerne Christopherson (special friend, Wendy Olson) of Yankton; Dawn (Darwin) Engelmann of Miller; Bonita (Kelly) Artz of Eden Prairie, Minn.; Michelle (Chris) Leisy of St. Lawrence; Burle (Sandy) Christopherson of Nicollet, Minn.; and Tim (Shelby) Christopherson of Northglenn, Colo; nine grandchildren; one sister, Wava (Mike) Arth of Milnor, N.D.; one sister-in-law, Marcene Christopherson of Miller; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers: Edwin, Randy (Mary) and Noel.

Reck Funeral Home of Miller has been entrusted with Burle’s arrangements. Visit www.familyfuneralhome.net