Akkerman-Ingebrand • Mora, MN
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Mora, MN • 320-679-1933

Braham, MN • 320-396-2121

CHRISTINE P. EKLUND

AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA

Christine Eklund, of Mora, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.  She was 53 years old.

PRIVATE FAMILY INURNMENT will be in the Lakeside Cemetery in rural Isle.

On Monday, November 5, 2018, Christine P. Eklund, devoted mother of two daughters, passed away at age 53 in Minneapolis, MN surrounded by her family, friends, and lots of love.

Christine was born on April 23, 1965, in Minneapolis MN, to Don and Karin (Ranem) Smith. On September 17, 1988, she married Craig Mitchell Eklund. They lived in Fridley, MN and then Isle, MN in the early years of their marriage until they moved to Mora, MN in 1994. They raised two beautiful daughters (Jessica and Jenna) together until Craig passed in 2002.

Christine was a generous soul with a passion for helping other people. She enjoyed gardening, crafting, reading her bible, and watching football. Most of all, she enjoyed being a mother and would do anything for her family.

Christine was preceded in death by her husband, Craig and father-in-law, Norman.

She is survived by her friend, Joshua L; daughters, Jessica (Josh) Swenson and Jenna Eklund; mother, Karin; father, Don (Marylin); brothers, Dwayne (Carla), Steve (Mindy), Jason; sister, Jaime; mother-in-law, Helen; brothers-in-law, Clyde (Dawn), Chris (Joy), Clayton (Tonja); and sisters-in-law, Julie (Kerry), Joan (Kirk), Janine (Philip) . She will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives and friends.
A small burial was held at Lakeside Cemetery in Isle, MN on Nov 11, 2018 at 1:00pm for family. A celebration of life for everyone who loved Christine will be held at a later date.

8 thoughts on “CHRISTINE P. EKLUND”

  1. I love you, Christine and I will miss you all my days here on earth. But I know we will laugh together again someday by the Grace of God!!

  2. Extending my most sincere condolences. She was such a beautiful person and touched many lives with her kindness and love. I will always cherish all of my memories of her and the family. Praying for Peace for all of you. Amen.

  3. So sorry to the hole family. I loved Christine from pretty much since the day I met her.
    You are home in the place the father has prepared for you and riding your white horse.

  4. My deepest condolences to her family. She had the most purest, kind, and genuine heart that I ever met in someone. Her laugh and smile was contagious. May you rest in piece Christine.

  5. To the family of Christine,
    Our hearts were broken when we heard Christine had passed. Such a beautiful woman and taken much too soon. We will miss her smile and so much more. We love you Christine! Curt and Melissa Betzler.

  6. Miss Christine. There are no words that can express the sadness that is felt in the knowledge of your passing. I will truly miss our many talks about God, the order of things, Craig, our respective kids, the Vikings and just life in general along with the many challenges that we are presented with during our time here. Yes, your wisdom and guidance will be missed my dearest friend. As you were and are one of the kindest people I have ever met, and this world will be a little darker without your ever present light to shine upon it. But in God’s own time, and by his Grace, we will see each other again. Yet until that time, I am going to miss you Christine…
    With much Love to you Christine, Always… B…
    Bruce Paulson…

  7. Its been a month, and I miss you, sister… I miss knowing you had a presence on this earth, even though we didn’t see each other often for long periods of time. I miss our chats, sending each other stupid funny pictures, writing back and forth on one photo, talking about the shows we watched… and sitting on the phone for hours laughing and having heart to hearts until I was so tired I couldn’t keep my eyes open.
    My heart hurts when I realize that you’re actually gone and we won’t see any more of our silly messages and pictures… I won’t get to talk to you for 3 hours on the phone til my ear hurt… I took that all for granted.
    I went and saw you hours before you left this earth, feeling grateful that I could hold your hand, kiss your forehead and say goodbye. I love you, sister… I always have, and always will.
    Love always,
    ‘J-me’

  8. Chris…. You and I went through so much over the years.. friends since we were 12, the 5 of us (the girls) had a lot of laughs and some tears.. We we’re always stronger together.. I forgive you, everything…I pray your soul flies.. love you..

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