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Kenneth Lee Christianson

Kenneth Lee Christianson

Nov 5, 1961 – Jan 7, 2018

Ken dedicated 30 years of his life to the pest control industry. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and gardening. Ken was a devoted family man whose joy of life was shared by all those he loved.

Survived by his beloved wife, Kris; his children: Ryan (Katie), Ashley, Nicholas, and stepdaughter, Olivia; parents, DeLane and Phyllis Christianson; in-laws, Tom and Karen Moore; siblings: Laurie Minarik, Janet King, Jerry Christianson (Mary) and Tom Christianson (Kris); grandchildren, Madison and Ryder; much-loved dog, Lexi; many nephews, nieces, and friends.

The family will receive friends on Friday, Jan. 12th from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel.  SERVICES Saturday, Jan. 13th at 11am at the West Center Chapel.  Interment, Saturday at 2:30pm at Kennard, Nebraska Cemetery.  Memorials may be directed to the family or to a charity of your choice.

 

 

 

 

16 Comments

  • Cheryl Gage Posted January 8, 2018 10:23 pm

    My heart aches for you Kris and Janet.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

  • Ron Bauerkemper Posted January 9, 2018 3:58 pm

    I’ll miss you my friend, so many memories. I’ll see you on the other side where we will all be together again some day. I love you man.

  • Jeff Ingraham Posted January 9, 2018 4:16 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of Ken’s Passing. We went to Fontenelle, Monroe and Benson Together and he will be deeply missed. God’s peace to you all.

  • Jer and Sher Christiansen Posted January 9, 2018 4:49 pm

    We are at a loss for words. Sending all of you our deepest sympathy and love. Wishing we could be there to hug every one of you. Delane, Phyllis and Ken’s entire family, we are here if you need to talk. Love you guys so much.

  • Joan Storey Posted January 9, 2018 6:42 pm

    Sorry sorry for your loss. I worked with Ken for 26 years at Presto-X. He will be missed prayers for all.

  • Travis Wake Posted January 9, 2018 10:06 pm

    I’m sorry to hear about this. I worked for him. He was an amazing man.

  • Laura Walsh Ried Posted January 10, 2018 9:01 am

    Kris, I am so sorry for your loss. Words can not express what you must be going through. I never got to meet Ken, but I remember all the good times we had at the lake. Please know that I am thinking of you and Olivia and I am here for you in any way that you need. I will send you my contact info if you ever want to talk. Sending prayers and positive thoughts while you grieve for Ken. Sending a big hug from New Mexico!

  • Rich & Carrie Hodgson Posted January 10, 2018 3:08 pm

    Kris – Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. We only knew Ken a short while but we will always remember what a great person he was. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

  • Dian Rumsey Posted January 10, 2018 3:12 pm

    Dear Phyllis and Delane,
    Chuck and I are so so sorry for the shock of losing your Son Kenneth. It sounds like he was an amazing Son and you were blessed with being his parents. God Bless you both and your family at this difficult time. Much Love, Chuck & Dian Rumsey

  • Mike Bender Posted January 10, 2018 6:31 pm

    I was quite shocked. He hired me at Orkin, I thought he was a great person to work for, and to know. I feel very lucky to know such a person. He will be missed. Out loss

  • Tim Coughlin Posted January 10, 2018 7:02 pm

    Sorry for your loss. Worked in partnership with Ken for 5 years to sell one of the largest national pest control contracts. A unique experience, partnership and team mate.

  • Kris McVaney Posted January 11, 2018 10:32 am

    My deepest condolences to all of Kens family and friends. I only knew Ken on a professional level, but he was always a very energetic and delightful person. I will be praying for you in this difficult time.

  • Al Murray Posted January 11, 2018 4:22 pm

    So sorry and shocked to learn of Ken’s passing. Worked with Ken for many years and found him to be one of “the good ones”. When you worked with Kenny, as I called him, you were working with a friend. I’ll be holding a picture of that big broad smile of his in my head while remembering all the good time spent together. RIP my friend.

  • Brent Boles Posted January 12, 2018 11:25 am

    I am sorry for your loss and have the entire family in my prayers. Ken and I knew each other for 20 years through the pest control industry. During that time Ken and I learned together, laughed together and solved many problems over adult beverages. I know Ken will be missed by all that he touched.

  • Aric Schroeder Posted January 13, 2018 8:35 am

    Ken was one of my first mentors in the pest control industry. His accomplishments in sales spoke for themselves. Ken and I shared many good stories and laughs. I’ll remember him fondly. My condolences to Kris and Ken’s family.

  • Darrell Klein Posted January 13, 2018 11:39 am

    My thoughts, prayers and love to you and your family, Janet and Jerry.

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