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Lee "Mel" Christianson (1956 - 2014)

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    - Mary Kohl
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Christianson, Lee "Mel"

Lee "Mel" Christianson, age 57, of Wausau, died unexpectedly while at his home on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Lee was born on May 5, 1956, the son of Raymond and Evelyn Christianson. He graduated from Wausau East High School in 1975. He worked at Greenheck Fan Corporation for 35 years. Mel enjoyed woodworking, metal working and being a loving son, brother and uncle. He loved to play Santa Claus while riding with his friend Jack in his fire truck. Lee will always be remembered as a kind person with a big heart.

Lee is survived by a sister and five brothers and further survived by 12 nieces and nephews as well as 7 great nieces and nephews: Wayne (Marilyn) Christianson of Rothschild and their children Eric (Julie), Sarah (Paul); Lois Christianson of Wausau and her children Mark and Sonya; Gary (Diane) Christianson of Fitchburg and their children Amy and Elizabeth; Donald (Ruth) Christianson of Weston and their children Nicholas (Krystina), Nina and Erica; Scott (Sarah) Christianson of Rib Mountain and their children Justin and Alex; Brian (Clara) Christianson of Madison and their child Maxwell.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 21, 2014 at Brainard Funeral Home - Everest Chapel, 5712 Memorial Court, Weston. Rev. Sid Bouldin will officiate. Visitation will be on Sunday, April 20, 2014 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. and again on Monday, April 21 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family would encourage donations be directed to a .

Brainard Funeral Home-Everest Chapel, Weston is assisting the family with arrangements.

Condolences may be given at

Published in the Wausau Daily Herald from Apr. 17 to Apr. 25, 2014
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