|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1927|
|Death: ||Jan. 31, 2001|
Esther M. Halvorson, 74, of Crooskton died at her home Wednesday evening, January 31, 2001.
Esther was born at Crookston on October 28, 1927, the daughter of Michael and Alice (Reiman) Jasper. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith, grew up at Crookston, and graduated from Central High School in 1944. While in school Esther had worked at the St. Vincent Hospital, and later at the Nursing Home.
On November 6, 1944 she was united in marriage to Orrin S. Halvorson at Crookston. The couple moved from Crookston to Waukon, Iowa in 1948. In 1952 the returned to Crookston, to a home in the country east of town. Esther later attended the St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in Crookston and became and LPN in 1961. She worked on the medical floor at St. Francis Hospital for many years and eventually became head nurse of the extended care unit until St. Francis closed in 1970. Esther then worked at the Besthesda Nursing Home in Crookston until ill health forced her into an early retirement in 1973.
Esther was a member of the Hafslo Lutheran Church, rural Crookston, until it closed, and she then became a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Crookston. Esther will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her family and friends.
Loving family members include her husband of 56 years. Orrin; a son, Larry Halvorson of Minneapolis, Minnesota; three daughters, Lonna Newman of St. Paul, Minnesota, Lynette "Pud" Joseph of Crookston, and Lisa Halvorson and her fiance, Ted Schneider, of St. Michael's, Minnesota; three grandchildren, Kevin, Kelli and Jennifer; four great grandchildren, Kory, Jasmin, Jeffery and Chelsey; a sister and brother in law, Barbara and Bill Roberts of Sterling, Michgan; a brother Bryce Jasper of Columbia Falls, Montana; a sister in law, Eileen Jasper of Dallas, Texas; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Esther was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Glenn Newman; and three brothers, Kenneth, Milan and Stanley Jasper.
Michael W. Jasper (1883 - 1965)
Alice S. Reimann Jasper (1895 - 1978)
Orrin S. Halvorson (1923 - 2007)
Plot: S, Block 30, Lot 10
Maintained by: lisa halvorson-schneider
Originally Created by: Maureen
Record added: Nov 26, 2009
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