Dewayne "Chris" Christofferson, 65, died Monday, August 21, 2006. Services were Friday, August 25, at Colonial Chapel, Cook-Walden Funeral Home, in Austin, Texas. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231.
Dewayne "Sonny" Christofferson was born December 12, 1940, in Iowa City, the son of Loretta Hazen and Martin Christofferson.
He was a graduate of Nichols High School in 1959. While in school, he was a star basketball player, scoring over 600 points in his career.
He and his family moved to California in 1967 and to Colorado before moving to Texas.
He is survived by his wife, Margie; five children, Catherine, Beth, Laura, Sarah and Christopher; three sisters, Lois Cordwell, Mary Soukup and Nancy Christofferson; and five grandchildren, Mackenzie, Armand, Casey, Ryan and Madeline.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father.