Donald R. Christy

          Donald Ray Christy, 89 of Stacy, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at GracePointe Crossing Gables West, on Sunday, November 19, 2017   

            Donald was an auto adjuster with State Farm Insurance Company; serving the east central area of Minnesota.  He was an Army Veteran serving proudly during the Korean War.  Donald worked for 20 years at Rudy Luther-Hansord Pontiac in Minneapolis as the Body Shop manager. 

            During his free time, Don loved to fish, hunt and square dance.  He and his wife wintered in Apache Junction, AZ for many years.  He also loved to travel.  Taking many bus tours and beautiful cruises with his wife.

            He was preceded in death by his son Donald Wayne Christy, son-in-law Jim Swanson.

Survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Jan; children Kevin (Shelly) Christy, Susan Swanson and Joe Christy, grandchildren Joshua, Kyle (Amy) and Levi Christy; Mary Christy, Dylan and Nick Christy; step-grandchildren Linda (Garrett) Warzecha, Lydia and Lauret Wilson, great grandchildren Carson and Matthew Christy.  He is also survived by many cousins, other relatives and friends.

            Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the Main Street United Methodist Church, 6500 Main St. North Branch 55056.  Visitation will be 1 hour prior to service at the church. 

           Interment Spring Lake Lutheran Cemetery, North Branch with Military Honors provided by North Branch American Legion. 

The family wants to express a sincere thank you and appreciation to Grace Point Crossing Nursing Home and all the staff. They also want to thank Opage who provided hospice services. They both provided superior services and were not only a blessing to Don but also the entire family. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to Main Street Church: Miracle Sunday.