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Wayne  Christofferson

Wayne Christofferson

July 12, 1929 - September 8, 2023

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  • Date: September 11, 2023
  • Time: 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Schroeder Funeral Homes - Northwood, Iowa

Wayne Irwin Christofferson, 94, of Northwood, Iowa, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, September 8, 2023. A memorial service will be held at the Schroeder Funeral Home in Northwood, IA on Monday, September 11, 2023 at 1:00 pm. Military graveside service in Lawrence, KS will be scheduled at a later date. Wayne was born July 12, 1929 in Milford, Iowa, the son of Hartman and Alice Moritz Christofferson. He was 1 of 6 children and grew up in Milford, Iowa, where he graduated from high school. He married Dorothea Arends on August 3, 1951 in Charleston, SC, while he was serving in the United States Navy. Afterwards, they returned to Iowa and eventually settled in St. Ansgar, where Wayne owned and operated the St. Ansgar Enterprise for more than 30 years. Wayne was a devoted husband and father. He enjoyed attending school and athletic events for all of his children and many of his grandchildren. He was an avid golfer and spent many hours golfing at Acorn Park in St. Ansgar. He also drove the school bus for more than 30 years and was loved by many generations of kids. In October of 2003, he and Dorothea retired to Lawrence KS. After losing the love of his life in 2019, he moved to Meadowlark Estates in Lawrence and later to the Lutheran Retirement Home in Northwood, Iowa. Survivors include children Debra Kubicek, Randal (Jean) Christofferson, Joel (Darlene) Christofferson, Lana (Claude) Williamson, Amy (Shawn) Cuttell; Son-in-law Jeff Cuttell; grandchildren Jenny (Phil) Wheeler, Lonny (Susan) Fiala, Taylor (Lindsay) Kubicek, Ben (Nicole) Christofferson, Tom (Missy) Christofferson, Joe (Ellen) Christofferson, Adam Christofferson, Haley (Mason) Cooper, April Williamson, Emily (Derek) Berry, Jordan (Jojo) Cuttell, and Ashton Cuttell; 30 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. Wayne was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothea, his parents, and 5 siblings, Cleone, Sylvan, Phyllis, Janice, and Ruth Ann; son-in-law Kent Kubicek, and great grandson William Fiala.


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Tracy Van Sabben

September 18, 2023 - 8:48 AM

Wayne was the best bus driver and kept all of us Carpenter, IA kids in line. Our condolences and prayers from each of us!

Chuck and Jeany Cuttell

September 15, 2023 - 5:12 PM

Our sympathy to the family of Wayne Christofferson. May he rest in peace and your memories of him be happy and many.

Virgil Zellaha

September 9, 2023 - 9:14 PM

Condolences to all of the Family, finally they are all together

Sandra Zellaha

September 9, 2023 - 9:13 PM

Rest in peace Uncle Wayne 🙏💙

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