Christopher Robert Fredrick Green, age 57, died on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Ascension Via
Christi Hospital in Manhattan, Kansas. Christopher was born on October 3, 1961, in Wamego, Kansas,
the son of J. Robert and Mary Joan (Jo) (Pontius) Green. He graduated from St. George High School in
Christopher worked for Daras Fastlane in Manhattan, Kansas, managing many retail locations. While
working at Daras, Christopher was blessed with not only wonderful people to work beside but many
great friendships he made along the way. In his spare time, Christopher was an avid golfer, and he also
enjoyed Texas hold em’ tournaments. He also enjoyed weekly cards games and a love for poker. In his
time playing poker, he took sixth place in the World Series of the Poker Circuit Event. Most of all,
Christopher cherished spending time with his friends and family. Christopher was the kindest, most
peaceful man anyone could have known. Despite his lengthy battle with his health, He fought with great
fortitude, never showing the struggles he was facing or complaining. Christopher lived every day as a
positive man, only giving off the warmest energy for those around him. Christopher was blessed with a
fabulous group of friends, but he was also a wonderful friend to many. He will be dearly missed by his
family and his many friends who knew him.
Christopher was preceded in death by; Mary Joan (Jo) and Ron Clark; J. Robert and Joyce Green; Lance
Green; and Suzie Merrill and Bill Merrill.
He is survived by his siblings: Mike Green (Jeanine); Valerie Corbeille (Ron); Danielle Spain; Heather
McLoughlin (Bill); Kathy Carr (Dean); Peggy Hageman; Pam Madden (Mike); Alice Bowman; sister-in-law
Leslie Green and numerous loving nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of life will be at the First Christian Church of Manhattan, Kansas, on Saturday, October 12,
2019, at 4:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the American Stroke
Foundation. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616
Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.