OROFINO, Idaho - Todd Douglas Christensen, husband, dad, "Grumpa", uncle, brother and dear friend, of Orofino, Idaho, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Oct. 3, 2010. He was 53. He was surrounded by his family.
Todd was born in Hayward, Calif., to Cox and Donna (Easton) Christensen on Aug. 22, 1957. Todd graduated from Carbon High in Price in 1975 and he then went on to receive his Associates degree.
Todd had many loves. He loved the outdoors and everything in it from the rocks to the trees. He loved his plants and enjoyed sharing his green thumb with all that needed it. He loved to cook and would cook for anyone anytime that he could. He also enjoyed tying flies for fishing. A great part of his later years were spent making the happiest moments of his life by building bicycle jumps, bandaging scraped knees, rock hunting, berry picking, and anything else he could do with his grandchildren. He loved his many friends and family.
He will be missed dearly by all who loved and knew him.
Todd is survived by his soul mate and wife Cynthia of Orofino, Idaho; daughters Angel Mullins of Arizona; Kristi Arizmendi and Heidi Rickett of Orofino, Idaho; eight grandchildren whom he absolutely adored: Kristofer, Austin, Tyler, Kelli, Weston, Jordan, Kyle and Kazjia; three brothers: Dane Horn of Tennessee; Max of Colorado; Bruce of Utah; niece Keri and great nephew Kennan of Utah; niece Christie Anna of Hawaii; and numerous other nieces, nephews and friends around the country.
Todd was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents and brother Kelly.
Cremation has taken place. Services will be at a later date.
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