Irvin Christiansen, 98, of Durham died Dec. 2 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion. He was born Jan. 25, 1915, to Henry and Mattie (Garrett) Christiansen of Durham.
He is survived by his wife, Muriel of Marion; three sons, H. Robert of Washington, D.C., Gordon of rural Durham, and Dale of McPherson; two daughters, Mona I. Herbers of Leoti and Jan Skiles of Hillsboro; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services were Friday at Durham Baptist Church. Burial was Friday at Canton Township Cemetery. Visitation was Thursday at Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro.
Memorial funds have been established with Durham Baptist Church and Marion Assisted Living.