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Lois Marie Gjerstad Halverson

Buffalo Center, Winnebago County, Iowa, USA
Death 4 Dec 2010 (aged 80)
Thompson, Winnebago County, Iowa, USA
Burial Scarville, Winnebago County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 62713648 · View Source
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"Lois Halverson, age 80, of Thompson, IA, died Saturday December 4, 2010 at her home in Thompson, IA.

Her Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday at 2:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church in rural Thompson, IA with Pastor Chris Fiske officiating. Inurnment will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemtery....

Lois Marie (Gjerstad) Halverson was born October 26, 1930 in Buffalo Center, IA to Lawrence and Myrtle (Helgren) Gjerstad. She graduated from Thompson High School in 1948 and attended Luther College and Mankato State University. She taught elementary school for 25 years.

On May 30, 1952, Lois was united in marriage to Roger Lee Halverson at Thompson Lutheran Church. They were married for 58 years. They lived south of Buffalo Center for 11 years, north of Thompson for 37 years, and spent the last nine and a half years in Thompson.

Lois enjoyed crafting, reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. Her grandchildren were near and dear to her heart. Lois was an active member at Trinity Lutheran Church for 48 years.

Survivors include her husband Roger Halverson of Thompson, IA; children: Mary Higdon and her husband Lee of Plano, TX; Thomas and his wife Julie Falcon of Independence, IA; Bonnie Redepenning and her husband Steve of Irving, TX; and Susan Bergquist and her husband Mark of Bloomington, MN; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister Joann Jacobs and her husband Ronald of Thompson, IA; and nieces and nephews.

Lois was preceded in death by her daughter Sally Sue; her parents; one brother; two nephews; two brothers-in-law; and one sister-in-law."

(Winter Funeral Home)

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  • Created by: Merrill Austin
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62713648
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lois Marie Gjerstad Halverson (26 Oct 1930–4 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62713648, citing Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Scarville, Winnebago County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Merrill Austin (contributor 47301029) .