Christopher Alan Thorseth, 45, Fargo, ND died May 4, 2015 after a motor vehicle accident near Niagara, ND. Christopher was born May 9, 1969 in Fargo, to Deborah (Anderson) and Roger Thorseth. He attended McKinley elementary, Ben Franklin Junior High and Fargo North. He was united in marriage to Kayla Clavette - Claus and they made their home in Fargo. Christopher was working for RRC Specialties Inc., Fargo at the time of his death. He enjoyed spending time with his children and building things for them, spending time outdoors, especially fishing and riding his motorcycle. He is survived by his wife, Kayla Clavette - Claus, children, Calianne, Christopher, Courtney, Coda; parents Roger and Deborah, brother Jon, sister Melissa (Seth) Cote, nieces and nephew with whom he had a close relationship, Tyler, Ellie and Hanna Cote, uncles and aunts, Maynard ( Linda) Thorseth, John (Petra) Thorseth, Doug ( Janis) Anderson, Terry (Mona) Anderson, Sandra ( Rob) Koiner, Kristi (Howes) Moen; cousins Rick Howes, Ryan Moen, Annie (Brian) Sutten, Daniel and Katelyn Koiner, Kirsten, Aubree and Zach Thorseth , Drew and Jenna Anderson. He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Inez Anderson-Moen. Memorial services took place on Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church North, with visitation one hour prior to the service.

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  1. We are so sorry for your loss thinking of you and yours at this sorrowful time!

  2. My condolences to the family. I new Chris as a hard working guy and we worked together in the telephone business for many years. I enjoyed him as a friend and co worker.
    He is in a better place resting peacefully.
    God bless Chris and the Family.

  3. Im so sorry for your loss. Its heartbreaking to see little Cali come to our house crying to say her dad died. I still cant believe it….. please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Laura Marcuson (Hyllari’s mom)

  4. I still can’t believe it. Chris was my childhood pal and cousin, and he always looked out for me when we were growing up. So proud that he had such a beautiful family. Please know that our hearts are heavy and we share in your grief.


  5. I am so about Chris. I will just be a phone call away if you need to talk or anything Tasha also said to tell you she was sorry about Chris.

  6. Roger

    I am sad to learn of Chris’s death. I remember meeting him when he was 3 or 4 years old.

  7. Kayla and family,

    We can’t even begin to understand your pain. We are praying for your strength to get through this. We love you!

  8. My dear friends. My heart aches for you both. I am praying God will grant you and your family the strength to get through this horrible tragedy.

  9. We were shocked to hear about Christopher’s death. We were old friends from the past .It’s just too soon for him to of gone. Deepest sympathy’s toward your family. It puts a sorrow in our hearts Best wishes from Paul and Perry Nystul.

  10. I remember Chris with a smile on his face and a laugh that was contagious. Although I never meet his wife, I have to say that when I ran into him about 6 months ago he seemed very happy and quite proud of his family. My heart breaks for all of you and you will remain in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Words just cannot express how sad I am to hear of Chris. Chris was my older brother’s best friend (Paul Langness). I have so many fond memories of the two of them – they sure had a lot of fun together. Chris treated me like his other little sister and protected me just like a brother. His smile and laugh were infectious – you were sure to have a good time when Chris was present. He definitely left a huge impact in my heart and I will miss his smiling face. Please know I am thinking of all Chris’s family and wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Hugs to you all.

    Tanya Langness
    (Florida formerly Fargo, ND)

  12. Chris and I were neighbors growing up. We hung out and spent a lot of time together as kids. Chris had the perfect wiffle ball field in his back yard and we would play until there was no grass left in the base paths. We lost touch after high school, but I have great memories of our time together. God bless and look after his family.

  13. Roger and Deb,

    I was so saddened when hearing of Christopher’s passing. I remember him as a small boy. My condolences to the both of you. May the many prayers of all give you peace.

  14. I was very shocked at the news of passing of Chris. We just had a great conversation at the truck stop as we were fueling. You will be missed my friend, May the great spirit guide you on your path to the next lifetime adventure. Ride on my brother ride on.

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