January 16, 1954 – December 28, 2020
Knud Erik Christensen, beloved husband, father, papa, and brother passed away in his home in Vanderhoof on the afternoon of December 28th, 2019. He will be greatly missed and remembered by his wife Karin Christensen, daughters Melissa Christensen and Kristina Reimer, grandchildren Austin, Morgan, Brianna and Julia along with his son-in-laws Jamie Reimer and Kris Gierl, as well as his sister Hanna and his three brothers, Carsten, Bent, and Kenn.
Erik was born on January 16th, 1954 in Horsens, Denmark. He moved to Vanderhoof with his family in 1996.
He came to Canada with his family at the age of 2, after settling and going to school in Kitimat B.C. he went back to Denmark at the age of 15. He sailed for some years before starting his apprenticeship as a brick layer in Denmark.
After meeting Karin in 1979, he decided to go immigrate back to Canada in 1981, Karin followed and in October of 1981 they were married.
Erik loved to camp and fish and spent countless hours around a fire. He was a perfectionist and was always making things better. He will be greatly missed. Erik’s wish was that there be no service. A private family gathering will be held.
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