Eileen Christopherson

Wolsey

Eileen Agnes (Minium) Christopherson, 90, of Wolsey, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018 at the Prairie View Healthcare Community in Woonsocket.

Funeral services were held Thursday, June 21, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wolsey. Burial was in the Wolsey Cemetery.

Eileen was born June 18, 1927 to Guy and Stella (Pribyl) Minium in Allen Township in Beadle County. She was raised in the Wolsey area, attending school there, before attending Huron College to obtain a teaching certificate. 

Eileen taught school from 1946 to 1948 at the Tipton School, in Nance Township, Beadle County. 

On Nov. 6, 1948, Eileen married Arnold Christopherson. They spent their entire married life on a farm east of Wolsey where they raised their three children.

Eileen is survived by her three children, Martin (Karen) Christopherson, Judith (Phil) Miller and Kelly (Michelle) Christopherson; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold; her parents; one brother, Paul; and three sisters, Thelma, Ethel and Joy.

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