David "Dave" Christopherson

November 19, 1959 - March 02, 2023


Obituary For David "Dave" Christopherson

David Christopherson, resident of Wembley, AB, formerly of Valhalla, AB, passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at home, at the age of 63 years.

Dave was born on November 19, 1959, at the Beaverlodge Municipal Hospital. He was raised on the family farm in Valhalla. Dave started his work life at the age of 15 and spent many years in the oil patch playing with dirt.

Dave enjoyed watching hockey and spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.

Dave will be sadly missed by his wife Dianna Sutherland; children: Brandi (Anthony), Mike, and Michelle (Justin); grandchildren: Khloe, Rylan, Kinzlee, Kasper, Brooklyn, and Trinity; great-grandchild Talus; mom Jean; sisters Shelley and Doreen; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Dave was predeceased by his dad Walter; brother in-law John; as well as father in-law Robin.

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2023, at 2:00pm, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.).

Interment will be held at a later date.

Memorial Donations may be made to the Cross Cancer Institute (11560 University Ave., Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2).

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  • March 21, 2023

    Brandy, Mike and Michelle and all family of Dave, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

  • March 15, 2023

    I remember Big Dave from many many years ago. He was a kind and patient soul. Laurel Rohne

  • March 07, 2023

    My love and sympathy to Jean in the loss of her son David. Jean may God comfort you and the family with sweet memories of your dear son.⚘ Think of you often since our last visit in 2017. Anna (Wolski) Humphrey La Porte, Texas

  • March 07, 2023

    Truly saddened to see this about Dave. My condolences sent to Dianna and family. Dave was such a great guy.He always said Hello and had a big laugh! Hugs and prayers for to you all during this tough time Dianna and family.

  • March 07, 2023

    Gonna miss ya big Dave, Rip hugs to the family❤

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