Arlynn “A.C.” Christenson, 76, of Linwood Township

Published 9:57am Monday, October 7, 2013 Updated 12:01pm Monday, October 7, 2013


Arlynn “A.C.” Christenson, 76, of Linwood Township, died peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, with his family by his side.

A.C. was born on Jan. 28, 1937, in Evansville, to his parents Arlie and Amy Christenson.

He graduated from Battle Lake High School in Battle Lake in 1955.

A.C. served in the United States Army from October of 1957 to October of 1960.

He went to technical school in 1966, graduating in 1968, leading him into a career with Control Data as an Electronics Technician for 22 years.

Among working other various jobs, A.C. had many hobbies and interests that included bowling, reading, baseball and spending time with his family.

He retired in 1999, later spending most of his time working around the house, listening to the Minnesota Twins on the radio, traveling and spending time with his family.

A.C. is survived by his beloved wife, Sharon of 52 years; a daughter, Kelly (Johnny) Noel; a son, Arlie (Angelina) Christenson; brother, Gerald “Lefty” Christenson; special niece, Jennie Hedlund; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his two sisters, Donna Keegan and Janice Christenson and his grandson, Jack Burger.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, at Sunnyside Free Lutheran Church, 6633 227th Avenue NE, Stacy. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m., at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive in Forest Lake, continuing one hour prior to service at church.

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