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Edward A. Christianson

May 13, 2022

Obituary

Edward A. Christianson February 29,1928 – May 13, 2022 —beloved husband of the late Margaret (Meegan) Christianson; Loving father of Mary (Phillip) Bissell, Meegan (Timothy) Gibbons, Edward Jr. (Beth), Jennifer (Francisco) Rios, Kathleen and the late Reverend Gerard Christianson; proud and cherished grandfather of Anthony Christianson, Erin, TJ, Sean, and Anne Gibbons, Margaret and Patrick Christianson, Christian (Ashley), Andrew (Ashley), and Frankie Rios; Great-grandfather of Laurel Margaret Rios. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Susan (Vonderharr) Christianson and his siblings John, Mathilda “Tillie” Reichle, Frances Boyd, Norbert, Anna “Betty” Fortin, Gerald “Jerry”, Ambrose “Ambi” and Delores “Dee” Nye; Fond uncle of many. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Cooney Funeral Home located at 625 Busse Hwy. in Park Ridge. Funeral Friday, prayers at 9:30 a.m. going to Our Lady of Ransom Church for Mass at 10:00 a.m. A livestream of Mass can be viewed at https://olransom.org/live-event-video Interment Maryhill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Diocese of Rockford Vocations Office, 555 Colman Center Drive, P. O. Box 7044, Rockford, IL 61125. For information please call 847-685-1002 or visit www.cooneyfuneralhome
 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
May 19, 2022

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cooney Funeral Home
625 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Funeral Service
Friday
May 20, 2022

9:30 AM
Cooney Funeral Home
625 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Funeral Mass
Friday
May 20, 2022

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Ransom Church
8300 N. Greenwood
Niles, Illinois 60714

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