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Halvorson, Lorine Clara (Johnson) --- 1919-2013


Posted By: IA GenWeb Volunter
Date: 7/11/2013 at 10:10:36

5/8/2013 Waukon Standard newspaper

Lorine Halvorson

Lorine C. Halvorson, 94, of Waukon died Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at Northgate Care Center in Waukon. Funeral services were held Friday, May 3 at St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Waukon, with Rev. Lynn G. Groe and Fr. Rick Halvorson officiating. Burial was at Old West Paint Creek Cemetery, Waukon. Martin Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Lorine Clara Halvorson was born April 21, 1919, in Allamakee County, the daughter of Charlie and Lydia (Savert) Johnson. She attended Lycurgus rural school. December 4, 1937, she married Herbert H. Halvorson, Sr. in Decorah. Lorine worked as a nurseís aide at the Good Samaritan Center in Waukon for many years. She was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church, where she was active in the womenís group.
Lorine enjoyed spending time with her family, doing puzzles, fishing, camping, sewing, crocheting, quilting, cooking, baking and making lefsa at Christmas time. She and Herbert enjoyed dancing, especially waltzing.
Survivors include her children, Richard (Bernie) Halvorson of East Dubuque, IL, Herbert Halvorson, Jr. of Waukon, Darlene Keehn of Dubuque, and Lois (Charles) Rolfs and Wanda Barker, both of Waukon; 24 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Evelyn Gilson of Waukon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Herbert, who died in 1990; an infant daughter, Donna Rae Halvorson; a grandson, Russ Halvorson; a daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Halvorson; two sons-in-law, Edwin (Sonny) Keehn and Gary Barker; and four sisters, Catherine Hanson, Lillian Gilbertson, Mildred Storla and Gladys Larson.
Honorary casketbearers were Renae LeGrand, Roxanne Brown, Rhonda Slickman, Kathie Robinson, Sandra Casetta, Kimberly Rolfs, Shelley Healy, Dawn Smith, Connie Gordon, Cindy Bodensteiner, Christine Halvorson and Cherie Halvorson. Casketbearers were Randy, Roger, Ryan and Rob Halvorson, Charlie and Steve Rolfs, Clark Halvorson, Bill and Ron Keehn, and Todd and Chris Dietrich.


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