Edith Christopherson

January 5, 1927 ~ July 10, 2022

Edith I. (Riddle) Christopherson, 95, of Wykoff, MN, passed on July 10, 202,2 at Mayo Clinic Hospital – Methodist Campus Pallative Care Unit. Edith had been residing at Spring Valley Living – Care Center.

Edith I Riddle ChristophersonEdith was born on January 5, 1927, to Alex and Lillian Riddle. She attended and graduated from Wykoff Public High School. She married Walter Christopherson on October 27, 1945, and they enjoyed 51 years of marriage in Wykoff, where they raised two children. Walt and Edith owned Walt’s Our Own Hardware, which they bought for $1 from John and Tuts Vehrenkamp.

Edith was a member of the Wykoff Methodist Church and Stahl Linnemeyer Post #369 Auxiliary. Edith loved gardening and reading, but most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Their home was a place for family and friends to gather — everyone was welcome.

Edith is survived by her son, Lowell (Special friend Eileen); daughter, LuAnn (Lyman) Hare; sister, June (Wayne) Anderson; brother, Merle (Barb) Riddle, and their loving grandchildren, Jeff, Jay, Joslyn, Tom, Amanda and Katie. She was blessed with 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews that were very special to her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walt, who passed in 1996, three sisters Alice Winslow, Delores Calhoun and Harriet Vrieze, and brothers Earl, Melvin and Raymond Riddle.

The family would like to thank Spring Valley Living for the wonderful care the past few years and the Methodist Campus Palliative Care Unit who were all so caring and thoughtful as Edith waited to meet her Lord and Savior.

Memorial Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday July 15, at the Wykoff United Methodist Church, with Pastor Bridget Sheely officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 until 11:00 a.m. Friday at the Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Wykoff.

Memorials can be made to the Wykoff United Methodist Church or the Wykoff Veterans Memorial Park.

Condolences may be left at www.Hindtfuneralhomes.com.