Christopher J.R. Meusburger, 30, of St. Anthony Park, died unexpectedly in a fire on Jan. 12. Chris loved reading, Halloween, the martial arts, people, kids and Bargain Upholstery (owned by his parents). He was a proud member of the Raymond Avenue neighborhood and enjoyed volunteering at Hampden Park Co-op. He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Violet Meusburger and Margaret Revoir. He is survived by his parents, Jerry Meusburger and Dianne Revoir; sister, Maria; and many friends and relatives in Minnesota and Iowa who will miss his enthusiasm and energy. Emma, Lucy and the dogs of Raymond Avenue have lost a true friend. A celebration of Chris’s life was held Jan. 17 at Holcomb-Henry-Boom-Purcell Funeral Home in St. Paul. Memorials are preferred to a pet or wildlife organization of your choosing.