Daniel Christensen

Daniel Christensen, 70, a longtime resident of Riverside, died Jan. 30, 2023 in Vero Beach, Florida.

Mr. Christensen was born in Chicago and moved with his family to Riverside in 1964. He graduated from Riverside-Brookfield High School in 1970, served in the U.S. Navy and worked at MacNeal Hospital and Walgreens.

He was a fan of old TV sitcoms, westerns, college basketball and football, the Chicago Bears and the White Sox. He appreciated Civil War history and the beauty and value of classic cars and antiques. His sister Jane Bowers and brother Tom, both living out of the area, were thankful for his care for their father and mother in their later years.

In addition to his brother and sister, Mr. Christensen is survived by his brother-in-law, Mark Bowers, and sister-in-law, Susan Christensen; his nephew, Matthew Bowers; and his nieces, Christen Bowers, Carrie Christensen and Amy Gross.