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Iverson - Marvin Sylvester

Fri, Dec 19th, 2003
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Marvin Sylvester Iverson, 80 of Harmony, died December 6, 2003 at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wis., following a lengthy illness.

Born March 21, 1923, in Grand Meadow, he attended school there and after graduating from high school, worked on Libbys farms in the Spring Valley area. From December 1944 to October 1946, he served in the military, with duty in Japan. On April 19, 1945, he married LaMerne K. Pettelko. After his discharge, he returned to the area and again worked for Libbys from 1947 to 1950. He then worked for Wilbur Jennings in Spring Valley and after moving to Harmony in 1952, was employed by Bigalk Chevrolet. He retired in 1985 and moved to Hackensack, Minn., where he was active in St. Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church and American Legion Post 202. After returning to Harmony in March 2001, he again joined Greenfield Lutheran Church and was active in the Senior Citizens Club.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Marlys Egge, Katherine (Thomas) Tollefsrud and Roxanne (John) Schnitzler; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Edward (Dorothy) and Rueben (Gayle); and two sisters, Marjorie Caudill and Edna Schmiedeberg. A brother preceded him in death.

The funeral for Marvin Sylvester Iverson was December 12, 2003 at Greenfield Lutheran Church in Harmony, with the Rev. James R. Radatz officiating. Burial was in Greenfield Lutheran Cemetery. Lindstrom Funeral Home in Harmony was in charge of arrangements.

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