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Peter Eldred Christy Sr.

DULUTH, Minn. — Peter Eldred Christy Sr., of Chisholm, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, at the age of 78, at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.

Peter was born on Sept. 28, 1941, in Wakefield, Mich., to Earl and Victoria Christy.

He joined the U.S. Army at the age of 17, went to Germany where he met his wife of 58 years, Kaethe (Kitty) Christy. Peter worked as a police officer in Racine, Wis., White Pine Copper Company in Michigan, and then came to work and retired from Eveleth Taconite Company in 2003.

He survived by his wife, Kaethe Christy; four children, Sue Massi o...