May 29, 1945-Aug. 14, 2013
MILROY – Mass of Christian Burial for Cedric Christensen, 68, of Milroy will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Milroy. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today with a prayer service at 7 p.m. and will continue from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Family viewing is at 3 p.m. today at the church. Burial is at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Milroy. Military honors provided by American Legion Post 274 of Milroy.
Cedric died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center.
Cedric Peter Christensen was born May 29, 1945, in Marshall, to Clifford “Farmer” and Julia (Hoflock) Christensen. Cedric grew up in Milroy and graduated from Milroy High School. On Nov. 21, 1964, he was united in marriage to Patty Will at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Walnut Grove. The couple made their home and raised their family on a farm north of Milroy. Cedric served in the U.S. National Guard, the Milroy Creamery Board, Milroy Elevator Board, and the American Legion Post 274. He enjoyed being with grandchildren, deer hunting in northern Minnesota with his family. He also enjoyed traveling and farming.
Survivors include his wife, Patty, of Milroy; sons Jeff (and Rhonda) of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Tim (and Kris) of Milroy; grandchildren Beth, Jacob, Colben and Kyle; sister Alice (and Steve) Walters of Sleepy Eye; brothers Bob Christensen of Wayland, Mich., and Dan (and Darla) Christensen of Milroy; several nieces and nephews; and his mother-in-law, Tudy Will.
He was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law.
Rehkamp & Horvath Funeral Directors