DAVID LEROY CHRISTIAN, age 70, of Hendricks, SD formerly of Winnebago, died Tuesday, September 27, 2013, in Sioux Falls, SD.
A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 1:00pm 3:00pm at Spencer-Owen Funeral Home, 345 6th Ave SE in Winnebago. Web tributes may be left at www.spencerowen.com
He was born July 26, 1943, at Winnebago, the son of Joel & Deloris (Marquardt) Christian. He graduated from Winnebago High School in 1961. He was in the United States Air Force for a short period. He then went on to receive a 2 year associate Degree. He married Anne Mineer on April 5, 1963 in the Basey Church; to this union they had 4 children Alan, Tim, Chad, and Heather. David was self employed for many years until he went to work for APG as an onsite project manager. On January 6, 1996 he married Lavonne Barenklau in Las Vegas, NV. He worked for APG for 20 years until he retired in 2007.
He enjoyed golfing, playing with and watching his grandkids play softball, grilling, playing cards, and watching his granddaughters dance.
He is survived by his wife, Lavonne Christian of Hendricks, SD, his son, Alan (Sharron) Christian of Mapleton, his son, Tim Christian of Hendricks, MN, his son, Chad Christian of Rake, his daughter, Heather (Steve) Hernandez of Winnebago, his step son, Troy (Sandy) Hahn of Wentworth, SD, his step son, Corey (Jody) Hahn of Chester, his step daughter, Marney Hahn of Henderson, NV, his sister, Marsha (Bill) Henry of Dunseith, ND, his brother, Norman (Bev) Christian of Granada, his brother, Brian (Darlene) Christian of Shakopee, his 16 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents Joel and Deloris.