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Obituary for Christopher DeGeest

Christopher Allen DeGeest age 53 died unexpectedly December 28, 2017, in St. Cloud, Minnesota. He was born December 26,1964, in Cambridge, Minnesota to Donald and Joan (Terzynski) DeGeest. Chris was a 1983 graduate of Motley High School, he enlisted in the US Army right after high school. Chris joined the National Guard and was a member for over 30 years. He served 1 year in Iraq in 2009 with the Red Bulls. Chris worked at Camp Ripley and Boys Port Group Home in Brainerd. He married Cory Sue Holmes on May 21,1988.
Chris is survived by his wife Cory; daughters: Cassandra DeGeest of Brainerd, Caliena DeGeest of Columbia Heights and Cathleen (Ken) Stack of Brainerd; grandchildren: Dante and Ivy; his parents; brothers: Gregory, Douglas (Elaine), Jeffrey (Teresa), Timothy, and Michael (Kelly); many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Wells and Theresa Wentworth and Joseph and Louise DeGeest.
Memorial service will be held on Friday January 5, 2018, at 11:00AM at Trinity Lutheran Church of Staples, Minnesota. Visitation will from 10-11AM, Friday atr the church. Interment will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls, Minnesota.

Caring for Chris & the DeGeest Family:
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home
Brainerd, 218-829-3581
www.halvorson-johnson.com

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