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Arthur W. `Chris` Christofersen , Age 97

May 06, 1925 --October 24, 2022

Arthur W. "Chris" Christofersen, of Baraboo, died Monday, October 24th at home. He was

born May 6, 1925, the son of missionaries, Arthur and Julia Christofersen, in Natal, South


His family returned to the United States when he was 14. He met his wife Audrey at Oberlin

College in Ohio. He graduated from the Chicago Theological Seminary with a Masters of

Divinity Degree. Together he and Audrey had 4 children and were blessed with 6 grandkids.

Arthur started his career at the Mayflower Congregational Church in Detroit, MI. From there he

was called to Illinois and served as Pastor at the Sandwich Congregational Church, the Union

Congregational Church in Moline, and the Congregational Church of Batavia. He also was the

director at the Patten House in Glenview.

Arthur retired in 1990 and moved to the home his family built in the Buckhorn Community in

Wisconsin. He was an active member of the First Congregational Church in Baraboo, the

National Crane Foundation, the Baraboo Theatre Guild and Habitat for Humanity.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, November 20th at 2:00pm at the First

Congregational Church, 131 6th Ave, Baraboo, WI. The Redlin-Ertz Funeral Home is assisting the family.