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Christopher Robert VonDerLieth

Christopher Robert VonDerLieth

Christopher Robert VonDerLieth, age 34, died Friday, April 18, 2014 near Thurman, IA the result of being struck by a vehicle while checking his semi-trailer. Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 25 at Celebrate Church, Sioux Falls. Visitation will be Thursday from 2-8 p.m., family present 6-8 p.m., at Heritage Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest at Friedens United Church of Christ Cemetery, Tripp, SD.

Christopher was born on August 30, 1979 to Robert and Alvera (Konstanz) VonDerLieth in Canton, SD. He attained his GED and completed Southeast Vo-Tecs Trucking Program. For the past 12 year, he worked for various trucking companies, currently MFTS Inc.

He loved his family and friends, and was kind to others. He loved trucking and chrome. He also loved to grill, smoke meats, cook, and bake. He enjoyed watching NASCAR.

Blessed for sharing his life are his fiance, Paula Tomes; mother, Alvera Konstanz, Sioux Falls; father, Robert VonDerLieth, Salem; children, Tana, Tyler, Sabrina, and Misty, Sioux Falls; brother, Chad (Penny) VonDerLieth and their children, Jacob, Chad Michael, and Tomas, Salem, SD; godfather, Scott Purdy; along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and uncles, Marvin Werning and Allen Konstanz.