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 Leroy "Gus" Albert Christiansen

 Leroy “Gus” Albert Christiansen, 82 of the Town of Sevastopol, passed away Friday morning, February 23, 2024, at home.

     Leroy was born October 16, 1941, in Chicago, the son of the late Walter and Harriet (Nilsen) Christiansen.

     He graduated from Hinsdale High School in 1959. In January 1964, Leroy joined the United States Coast Guard and was stationed in Sturgeon Bay serving on the Coast Guard Cutter Mesquite for two and a half years. He was then transferred to the Sheboygan Lighthouse Station, retiring in January 1968. He and Judy returned to Sturgeon Bay where Gus went to work for Bay Ship as a skilled machinist, retiring in 2002 after 29 years. 

     On August 13, 1966, he married Judith Ann Marshall at Zion Lutheran Church in West Jacksonport.

     Gus will be greatly missed by his wife of 57 years, Judith; children, Tina (Brian) Schram and Chad (Deb) Christiansen; five grandchildren, Quin and Karley Schram, Zach, Kelsey, and Kendall Christiansen; brother, Douglas (Kathy) Christiansen; brother-in-law, Dale (Kathy) Marshall; sister-in-law, Janet (Joseph) Biwer; many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

     He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter, and Harriet Christiansen.

     A memorial service with military honors will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday February 27, 2024, at Huehns Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor Peter Martin. Military honors will follow the service at the funeral home. 

     Friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at Huehns Funeral Home.

     Memorials can be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. 

     Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Leroy may be shared with his family through his tribute page at


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