Christopherson, Bennie

Bennie Christopherson was born in St. Hilaire MN U.S.A. to parents Carl and Hannah (Ensrud) Christopherson. As a very young child, Bennie moved with his mother and 2 brothers from North Dakota U.S.A. to Cadillac SK, where his father was homesteading around 1911. The family lived through hard times in the 30’s. Hearing stories about the wonderful Peace River Country, they moved to Rycroft AB in spring of 1938. Next they moved to La Glace, and finally settled in Valhalla where they farmed. Bennie and his younger brother Kenneth served in WW II. After the war, Benny lived on the home farm, and worked and farmed in the Valhalla area for the rest of his life. He died in Edmonton at age 77 on September 3, 1986.

Source: Pioneer Round-Up p. 748 (Name in list of WW II Veterans)
pp. 472-473
AGS website – Obituary Index (DHT)