Halvorson, Vern Passed into the arms of Jesus on April 10, 2019 in his home at Silver Creek on Main in Maple Grove, MN., his wife at his side. Vern Halvorson was born on July 6, 1929, to Victor Norman Halvorson and Emma Louella (Gullickson) Halvorson of Sinai, SD. The first of five children, he was born in Arlington, SD. Vern is survived by his wife, Karen; his daughter, Ruth Ann (Nathan) Simpson; step-daughters, Ranee (Todd) Fairbanks, Robin (Mark) Lieberg; stepson, Bob Johnson; three brothers, Curtis (LaVonne) Halvorson, David (Lois) Halvorson, Kenneth (Linda) Halvorson; sister, Doris (Darrell) Autio; brothers-in- law, Jim Collier and Gordan (Vernie) Stoddard; grandchildren, David Simpson, Sean DeWitt, Haley Johnson, Jordan Marschke, Sydney Johnson; great-granddaughter, Willow Olivia DeWitt; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Jean; and brothers-in-law, Morris Stoddard, Leonard Stoddard, Darrel Stoddard, Jim Stoddard; and sister-in-law, Ruth Ann Nieman. Services at 3:00 PM on Monday, April 15, 2019 at Kozlak-Radulovich Funeral Chapel (13745 Reimer Dr, Maple Grove, MN 55311) with visitation one hour prior. This summer, at a time yet to be decided, Vern's ashes will be inurned at Ft. Meade National Cemetery, Meade County, South Dakota. There will be an announcement in the Rapid City Journal when a time has been decided. kozlakradulovich.com "A Celebration of Life" 763-416-0016

Published on April 14, 2019

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