SPIRIT LAKE – Richard Christensen, 90, formerly of Lohrville died Sunday, December 8, 2013 at Hilltop Care Center in Spirit Lake. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 13, 2013 at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City with burial in Evergreen Cemetery in Lohrville. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Richard is survived by his wife Leatrice, sons Ronald (wife Linda), Roger (wife Laurie) and Russell, daughters Laverna Schmidt (MarkTremell), Lois Hawn (husband Fred) and Laura Vogel (husband Tim) and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter-in-law Lori Jean Christensen (wife of Russell, mother of Rachel) grandson Kevin Schmidt, two brothers and five sisters.

Richard was born on August 17, 1923 at Rodman, Iowa to Jorgen and Emma (Davidsen) Christensen. He married Leatrice Guinn and was a farmer all his life.