Dale E. Christiernsson

Dale E. Christiernsson died at home in Bowie on Aug. 1, 2019, at the age of 67. He was born in Las Vegas on Nov. 25, 1951, to Glenn Edward Christiernsson and Gladys Lavone Platte Christiernsson.

Dale served in the United States Navy in Guam, and owned and operated CBC Road Service in Bowie since 1984. He loved to hunt, fish, camp, and he loved his horse. Dale was an avid fan of University of Arizona basketball and the Denver Broncos.

On April 3, 1986, in Bowie, he married his wife, Florina, who survives. Also surviving are: a daughter, Melina Ramirez, of Vail; a son, Alan Salinas Tapia, who is currently serving in the United States Marines; his grandchildren, Victoria and Michael Rojas; his brother, Gary (Kim) Christiernsson, of Las Vegas, his mother-in-law, Dominga H. Tapia, whom he loved very much; his brothers-in-law, Phil (Marina) Tapia, Rene Tapia, George (Louisa) Tapia and Robert Tapia; and his sisters-in-law, Mary (George) Castro and Alicia (Nicolas) Wowk.

Preceding him in death were: his parents; his stepdad, Timothy Bell; and three brothers, including his twin brother, Richard.

A rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Bowie. Christian Mass will follow at 11 a.m., with a visitation beginning at 8 a.m. at the church. Cremation will follow at Westlawn Crematory, with burial of his cremains in Desert Rest Cemetery.

You may express condolences at westlawnchapel mortuary.com.

Services are entrusted to Westlawn Chapel, Mortuary and Crematory of Willcox.

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