Name: Christopher BERGERSON
Birth: 7 AUG 1976 in Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota
Death: 29 JAN 2003 in Mankato, Minnesota
Burial: 3 FEB 2003 St. Pauli Cemetery, Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Note: funeral at Grace Luthern church in Grygla, Minnesota
Change Date: 29 JAN 2008
Grygla - Chris Bergerson, 26, died on Wednesday, January 29, 2003 near Mankato.
Funeral services were held on Monday, February 3 at Grace Bergerson, Chris Lutheran Church in Grygla with Rev. Paul Knutson officiating. Joy Nordby was the organist and Jodi Schultz was the soloist. Casketbearers were Carson Saurdiff, Curtis Saurdiff, Blair Saurdiff, Donovan Quam, Shane Wilkens and Derric Ruud. Honorary casketbearers were Chris' cousins, Tiffany Lee, Ryan Lee, Jayson Sletten, Kelsey Sletten, Kristine Sletten, Garrett Anderson and Laura Anderson. Interment was in St. Pauli Cemetery in Rocksbury Township of Pennington County.
Christopher Jon Bergerson was born on August 7, 1976, the son of Joni Bergerson in Thief River Falls. Lyle Anderson became Chris' father on December 11, 1981. Chris was baptized as a Lutheran and his godparents were Brad and Fern Holm. He was confirmed in the Lutheran faith. He graduated from Grygla High School in 1995. Chris was employed at Machinewell, Cenex in Goodridge and was currently working for Murphy Brothers pipeline and trucking for Brian Stanley.
Chris loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his sister, Lindsay, brothers Kyle and Sam, and his niece, Mya. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved being on the farm. Chris also played football in high school.
Survivors include his parents, Lyle and Joni Anderson of Grygla; brothers and sisters, Lindsay, Kyle and Sam, all at home; grandmother, Sharon Bergerson of Thief River Falls; great-grandparents, Wallace and Myrtle Evje of Bagley; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.
Chris was preceded in death by his grandfather, Rodney Bergerson; grandparents, Evelyn and Luther Anderson; and great-grandparents, Simon and Idella Bergerson.
Father: Living ANDERSON
Mother: Living BERGERSON