Florence Christofferson

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Services for Florence Christofferson, 92, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 9, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Dan Taylor will officiate the service.

Interment will take place in Fairview Cemetery in Langdon.

Florence Virginia Christofferson, the daughter of Robert and Carrie (Thompson) Andersen, was born Aug.13, 1917, in Spencer. She received her education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1935.

Florence married Bjerne (Buzz) Christofferson on Aug. 20, 1937, in Sioux City. Florence worked as a bookkeeper and cashier at Woolworth for 18 years. She also worked at Montgomery Ward and seven years at Ellerbrook's Dress Shop.

She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, V.F.W. Auxiliary, Ladies Church Circle, and a volunteer for 13 years for the Department of Human Services. She also enjoyed gardening and embroidering.

Florence passed away at the Spencer Hospital on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a sister, Freda Jensen.

Left to cherish her memory are three sons: Gary (Carolyn) Christofferson of Spencer, Ronald Christofferson of Clearwater, Fla., and Mick (Connie) Christofferson of Milford; a daughter, Karen (Mark) McClusky of Milwaukee, Wis.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers: Stanley (Doris) Andersen of Spencer and Virgil Andersen of Fargo, N.D.; other relatives and many friends.

Warner Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.