Marlen "Gary" Halverson

Marlen “Gary” Halverson,  76, of Soldiers Grove, died Monday, July 1, 2019.


Sample ImageMarlen “Gary” Halverson age 76 of Soldiers Grove, died Monday, July 1, 2019 at Vernon Manor Nursing Home in Viroqua. He was born on October 1, 1942 the son of Mallory and Georgia (Barlow) Halverson. He graduated from Soldiers Grove High School.  On October 16, 1976 he was united in marriage to Janet (Skrede) Olson.  Gary was a farmer, welder and truck driver.

     He is survived by three sons: Kory (Amy) Halverson of Viroqua, Branden J. (Sara) Halverson of Boscobel an Orrin “Butch” (Diane) Olson of Gays Mills; two daughters: Karla K. Halverson of Soldiers Grove and Kym (Larry) Getter of Viroqua; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two siblings: Donald “Terry” (Janice) Halverson of Soldiers Grove and Linda Murphy; one sister-in-law, Mary Halverson of Stoughton; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janet, one son, Kevin Halverson, grandson Joshua and brother Ron Halverson.

     Blessed be our memory of Marlen “Gary” Halverson.

     Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Soldiers Grove with Pastor Carrie Anderson officiating. Friends and relatives may call at the church on Wednesday after 10:00 a.m.

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The Vosseteig Funeral Home of Gays Mills is serving the family.

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