David C. “Dave” Christenson

David C. “Dave” Christenson

STOUGHTON-David C. “Dave” Christenson, age 80, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg.

He was born on Sept. 2, 1937, the son of Christen and Mildred (Haugen) Christenson. He married the love of his life, Susan Norgaren on Jan. 31, 1959.

Dave was a talented carpenter who worked for Dohm Construction, B.F.S. Corporation and Stoughton Area School District. He continued to provide his expertise as a handyman for the community after his retirement.

Dave enjoyed golfing, bowling, hunting, fishing and playing euchre throughout the years. He played home talent baseball, as well as managed the team. Dave also played fast pitch softball and coached boys little league baseball. He followed all sports but was especially a fan of the L.A. Dodgers. Most importantly, he enjoyed following all his grandchildren’s activities.

Dave is survived by his daughters, Joni (Craig) Wood and Mari Steele; three granddaughters, Lyndsey McLaughlin, Ashley Gullickson and McKenzie Steele; two grandsons, Jeffrey (Tara) Wood and Michael Steele; six great-grandchildren, Kyler, Bentlie, Aaron, Shane, Elodie and Emry; siblings; Ardys Listug and Marian (Dale) Holzhuter; half-brothers, Steve (Darlene) and Mark (Nina) Christenson; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife of 53 years, Susan.

A​ ​​​​​​Celebration of Life will be held at CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH, 700 Cty Rd. B, Stoughton, at 11 a.m., on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, with the Rev. Paula Geister-Jones presiding. A luncheon will follow the service. Visitation will be held at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday. A private interment will be held at Lutheran East Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Agrace HospiceCare, Stoughton Hospital or Christ Lutheran Church.

The family would like to extend their thanks to Stoughton Hospital Home Health, Agrace HospiceCare and Dr. Agni for their wonderful care.