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Alan F. Christenson
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Obituary for Alan F. Christenson

Alan Fredrick Christenson, age 68 of Shakopee, passed away on October 13, 2017 at his home surrounded by family.
Al was born March 31, 1949 in Tracey, MN to Donald and Irma (Miller) Christenson. Al served proudly in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from 1969-1972.
Upon returning home, he moved to Las Vegas and worked for America West, US Airways and finally American Airlines where he retired from in Minneapolis.
Throughout Al’s life he enjoyed watching or participating in all kinds of sports activities. Baseball was probably his favorite. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family, mostly during the Christmas holiday and he loved his three cats, which were his kids.
Al is preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Irma Christenson.
He is survived by three sisters, Paulette (Chuck) Pederson, Gail Pederson, Teresa (Stan) VonBank; 4 nephews; 1 niece; 3 great-nephews; 2 great nieces; his 3 cats, Sassy, Buster, and Missy.
He will be remembered for his kind and generous heart, and will be greatly missed by everyone.

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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
McNearney - Schmidt Funeral and Cremation

1220 3rd Avenue East
Shakopee, MN 55379





10:00 AM
McNearney - Schmidt Funeral and Cremation

1220 3rd Avenue East
Shakopee, MN 55379

Officiating is the Reverend Alan Naumann. Pallbearers are Blake Pederson, Derek VonBank, Jason Pederson, Stacey Nyberg, and Jon Pederson.

Cemetery Details


Fort Snelling National Cemetery

7601 34th Avenue
South Minneapolis, MN 55450


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