MOUNT MORRIS – Daryl Ray Christians, age 82, passed away in his home on July 11, 2019. Daryl was born on May 9, 1937 in Avon, S.D., the son of John E. & Jennie G. (Hamminga) Christians.
Daryl served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Daryl married Roberta J. Murdock on Oct. 14, 1972 in Mount Morris. He served as a Mount Morris Police Officer for 25 years, retiring as a Sergeant.
Daryl first and for most loved his family, he loved to fish and golf, he played accordion for Buccaneers, and in earlier years he had a special experience when he played with Lawrence Welk and Myron Floren at the Corn Palace, he was active in the Lions Club, Goodfellows, life member of the Mt. Morris Moose Lodge #1551, and he is a life member of the VFW.
Daryl is survived by his wife: Roberta Christians, Mount Morris; daughters: Beth (Fred) MacDonald, North Fork, Idaho, Dolores (Brad) Wolber, Mount Morris, Joyce (Randy) David, Algonquin; 10 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; sister: Cheryl (Cecelia Cook) Christians, Mt. Morris, IL.
Daryl is preceded in death by his parents; great granddaughter: Annmaray Forbush.
Celebration of life will be held on July 28, 2019 from 1-3 p.m. in the Mount Morris Moose Lodge, Mount Morris. Cremation rites have been accorded with Finch Funeral Home, 405 East Hitt, Mount Morris.
Memorials to Mount Morris Goodfellows.