Christian Vissers-Netherlands to America
The Douglas County News Press Newspaper (Colorado)
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December 29, 1999
Christian VISSERS, 80, of Franktown [Colorado] died Dec. 20 at the Brookside Inn in Castle Rock.
Graveside services were Thursday at the Franktown Cemetery. [Franktown, CO]
Born June 20, 1919 in Wasenaar, the Netherlands, he was the son of Pieter and Haltje (Van Tricht) Vissers.
Mr. Vissers served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the European theater, where he received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star medals.He was part of the D-Day invasion.
He married Lucie Elisabeth Palmi on May 14, 1955 in Richmond Hill, NY.He was a supervisor for Trans World Airlines.
Mr. Vissers was preceded in death by his wife, who died Feb. 16, 1988, brohters, Piet and Cor Vissers and sister Bertha Vissers.
He is survived by daughter Christa Huck and her husband Jon, of Elizabeth; and grandchildren Joshua John, Caitlin Autumn and Cansas Elisabeth.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Castle Rcok Meals on Wheels or Brookside Inn in care of Andrews Caldwell Gibson Funeral Home, 407 Jerry St., Castle Rock, CO80104.