|Date of birth: April 28, 1905|
|Place of birth: Escanaba, Michigan|
|Date of death: May 16, 1946|
|Place of death: Escanaba, Michigan (age 41)|
|College: Michigan State University|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|Portsmouth Spartans (1930)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Koester L. "Keddy" Christensen (April 28, 1905 – May 16, 1946) was an American football player. He played college football for Michigan State College (later known as Michigan State University). He also played professional football in the National Football League for the Portsmouth Spartans during the 1926 season. After his football career ended, Christensen returned to his home town of Escanaba, Michigan, where he worked as a commercial fisherman. During World War II, he served aboard a submarine chaser and other ships in the United States Navy, attaining the rank of lieutenant. He died of a heart attack at his home in Escanaba in 1946 at age 41.
- ↑ "Koester Christensen". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/C/ChriKo20.htm. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Heart Attack Proves Fatal: Koester Christensen, 41, Dies At His Home Here". The Escanaba Daily Press: p. 1. May 17, 1946. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3545975/heart_attack_proves_fatal/.
- ↑ "Keddy Christensen in Naval Reserves". The Escanaba Daily Press: p. 6. July 3, 1942. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3546030/keddy_christensen_in_naval_reserves/.