He is survived by his wife Jane of York, son Jeffrey Christian of Cedar Bluffs, NE, daughters Dawn (Jim) Sjolander of Tampa, FL, and Darcey Christian (Patrick Lawlor) of Omaha, NE, grandchild Benjamin Sjolander and great-grandchild Aleiah Sjolander, both of Tampa. He is also survived by his brother Dick (Norma) Christian of McCool Jct, NE, sister Laura Dickey of Bradshaw, NE, brothers-in-law Merle Luebbe of Seward, NE and Robert Otte of KS, nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters LaVonne Christian, Eileen Klundt, Darlene Otte, Imogene Christian, Lois Luebbe and Elton Reetz, brothers-in-law William Dickey and Otto Klundt, infant brother, and infant twin daughters.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 22, 2022 at First United Methodist Church in York, with the Reverend Mary Scott officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, York. Visitation will be held from 1-8 p.m. on Sunday, August 21st, with the family greeting friends from 2-4 p.m., all at Metz Mortuary in York. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.