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Christopher Austrums

Christopher Andrejs "Chris" Austrums

May 24th, 1972 - July 4th, 2019
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Obituary

Austrums, Christopher Andrejs, age 47, beloved son, brother and uncle, passed away following a long illness on July 4, 2019. He is survived by his father, Andrejs Austrums; brother Tim Austrums; sister Julie (Austrums) Saul; sister-in-law Erica (Martin) Austrums; brother-in-law Nate Saul; nieces Emily, Elizabeth and Eliana Austrums and Audrey and Delia Saul;nephew Liam Saul; and his aunts, uncles and cousins. Chris was preceded in death by his mother, Karen Austrums. He was born on May 24, 1972 and attended school in Minneapolis, graduating from Roosevelt High School in 1994. Chris competed in the international Special Olympics in powerlifting and won gold, silver and bronze medals. Chris enjoyed music, dancing and meeting new people. Everyone he met was drawn to his gentle spirit. He inspired others to see the world through his eyes and find the joy in life’s simple pleasures. A memorial service in celebration of his life will be held on Tue., July 9th at 12:30 p.m. Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls. Visitation one hour prior and luncheon to follow.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 | 11:30am - 12:30pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Location
    Gill Brothers Southwest Funeral Home
    Address
    5801 Lyndale Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
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  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 | 12:30pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 12:30pm
    Location
    Gill Brothers Southwest Funeral Home
    Address
    5801 Lyndale Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 |
    When
    Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
    Location
    Lakewood Cemetery
    Address
    3600 Hennepin Avenue
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55408
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  • Reception

    Location
    Gill Brothers Southwest Funeral Home
    Address
    5801 Lyndale Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
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Mom and John (Ellen Saul & John Besse), -Jessie, Paul, Ellie, and Antonia, and others have sent flowers to the family of Christopher Andrejs "Chris" Austrums.
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Ellen Saul

Posted at 07:45am
Chris shared enthusiasm and a joy for life which struck me from the first time I met him! He lived in this world as a bringer of good.
MB

Mom and John (Ellen Saul & John Besse)

Posted at 06:34am
Remembering Chris with a smile on our faces! We're thinking of you with so much love.
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-Jessie, Paul, Ellie, and Antonia

Posted at 05:51am
We are so sorry for your loss. Sending hugs and good memories and more than a few tears. Here's to Chris.
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Love to you all, Melissa Stromberg

Posted at 07:49am
Mr. Austrums, Tim, Julie, and the Austrums family, I am remembering Chris' sweet, playful smile, thinking of you and wishing you peace.
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Love always, Uncle Harley & Auntie Mary

Posted at 11:29pm
In loving memory of our dear Chris - always loved, never to be forgotten.
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