Age 76, of Big Lake, passed away peacefully at his home early Saturday morning, Feb. 15, 2020.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, at Lord of Glory Lutheran Church, 15550-190th Ave NW, in Elk River. Friends are invited to gather beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church to visit with his family before services. Internment will be in the Spring at Lake Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield, Minn.
Rodney Clarence Christoffer was born on December 4, 1943, in Litchfield, Minn., the son of Henry and Viola (Kahmeyer) Christoffer. He grew up and attended school in Eden Valley. On Aug. 24, 1964, he was united in marriage to Sharon Hicks in Milbank, S.D. To this union three sons, Bryant, Lance and Jason were born. Sharon and Rodney were able to share over 46 years of marriage together. He was a proud union member and retired after working at the Super Value warehouse in Hopkins for 32 years. Camping, travelling, spending time with family, walking his dog Cody, and square dancing were things Rodney enjoyed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Viola; brother, Virgil; and grandchildren, Jennifer and Nathaniel. Rodney will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his sons, Bryant Christoffer, of Hanover, Lance (Sherri Rognstad) Christoffer, of Monticello, and Jason Christoffer, of Elk River, Minn.; grandchildren, Jeremy, Jon, Justin, Katlin, Nolan, Peyton, Bailey and Keira; three great-grandchildren; partner, Sandee Blanchett, of Big Lake, and many other family members and friends.
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