Christopher Russell Fashant
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Christopher Russell Fashant
  • September 10, 1959 - October 4, 2017
  • Grapevine, Texas

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Fashant, Christopher Russell Age 58, died unexpectedly at home in Grapevine, TX on Tuesday, October 4, 2017. Preceded in death by grandparents Irene and Russell Fashant, and Adolph and Lydia Hausken, of Annandale, MN.Survived by beloved daughter, Jessica Fashant Burke, son-in-law Cody Burke and granddaughter Amelia Grace Burke of North Richland Hills, TX. Also survived, and deeply missed, by parents and siblings in Minnesota: Ronald and Maxine Fashant of Kimball, MN; brothers Tom, Jeff and Andrew (Karen) Fashant; sisters Susan Daniewicz, Sally Fashant, Cindy (Mike) Collins, Mary (Dale) Kerrigan, Martha (Greg) Gentilini, Katie (Peter Dowd) Leifur; and numerous extended family. Born in Minneapolis, MN, Chris grew up as the sixth of ten siblings in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Chris loved playing neighborhood baseball, football, hockey and basketball, played a mean game of kick-the-can, and rode his bicycle to the day he died. He graduated from Benilde-St. Margaret's high school in 1977 and attended St John's University in Collegeville, MN. Chris worked hard all his life in road construction in Minnesota and Texas, followed by 20 years as a mechanic in Grapevine. Chris was a loving and devoted father and took the greatest pride in his daughter Jess and grand-baby Amelia A celebration of Chris and his life is being planned for early November at J. E. Foust and Son Funeral Directors, 523 S. Main Street, Grapevine, TX; a memorial service is also being planned for later in November by the family in Minnesota. Memorials to the Salvation Army, the SPCA, or the charity of the donor's choice are suggested.