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Odd Kristiansen


Odd Kristiansen (81) of Wayne, NJ went home to be with his savior Jesus Christ on April 12, 2017 surrounded by his family.

Odd was born Feb. 26, 1936 in Flekkeroy, Norway to Ommund Kristiansen and Carrie Anderson Kristiansen. Odd and his wife Birgit Hansen Kristiansen were married 57 years and had three children.

Odd was a dedicated and loving father and grandfather. He worked with his hands and could fix anything. He was a dedicated member of Calvary Gospel Church, where he served in many capacities for 50 years. Odd is survived by his wife Birgit Kristiansen, his children Debbie Woodruff and husband Michael, of Plano Tx.; Carolyn DeFosse and husband Russ, of Lynchburg, Va.; and Kenneth Kristiansen and his wife Rachel of Kutztown, Pa. His grandchildren Ashley Woodruff, Bethany Woodruff, Emily Young, Brittany DeFosse, Chelsey Cluff, Alex Kristiansen, Kyla Kristiansen, and Konnor Kristiansen. He is also survived by his sister Iris Loevlie and brother Olaf Kristiansen and several nieces and nephews. His was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters Mimmi Hodne and Linda Kristiansen.

A celebration of life service will be held 11 AM on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Calvary Gospel Church, 1559 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne. Repast to follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Calvary Gospel Church  or Deerfoot Lodge, (a Christian boys camp) PO Box 228 Speculator, NY 12164

The family would like to thank the many nurses and staff of Chilton Memorial Hospital and their hospice for the excellent care and support and Pastor Louie Curcio and his wife, Patty, and the members of Calvary Gospel Church for their love and support during this difficult time.

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The "ting" is: He was the nicest man you'll ever meet!!!! He truly had a heart for God and loved his family and friends. We will certainly miss him but know we'll be reunited in heaven. What a day of rejoicing that will be!!!! Gee, that reminds me of a song!!!!!

Rick and Linda Vis

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