Last Rites for Lardan Halverson At Mona Lutheran
Last Rites For
At Mona Lutheran
Funeral services for Larden Halverson, 73, who died January 13 at his home in Mona, were held January 17 at the Mona Lutheran church with the Rev. Stanley Klemesrud officiating.
Lardan M. Halverson was born on a farm in Six Mile Grove, Mower county, February 22, 1887, the son of Ole and Laura Halverson. He was baptized in Six Mile Grove by the Rev. Mr. Eggen and confirmed at Meridean, Wisconsin. He was an active member of the Lutheran church all his life.
He served with our armed Forces during World War I. On July 17, 1926 he was united in marriage to Tillie Thompson, and they made their home at Mona where he lived the rest of his life. He died at his home January 13 at the age of 73. He had been failing health from a heart condition for the past three years, and this was the cause of his death.
He is survived by his wife, Tillie, four sisters, Mrs. Jennie Lowry, Browns Valley, Minn., Mrs. Clara Simonson, Baldwin Pary, Calif., Mrs. Ralph (Minnie) Woodowiss, Ellingbery, Washington, Mrs. Nettie Stromley, St. Ansgar; also three brothers, George of Seattle, Washington, Victor of Hollywood, Calif., and Grover of St. Ansgar.
Relatives and friends who came a distance for the funeral were: Mrs. Clara Simonson of Bladwin Park, Calif,; Mrs. Jennie Lowry, Browns Valley, Minn.; Mrs. Bob Powers, Beardsley, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meyer, Rosholt, South Dakota; Louis Sola, Minneapolis, & Mrs. Mable Tieman of Trempealeau, Wisconsin. Others came from Mason City, Osage, St. Ansgar, Grafton, Carpenter, Iowa and Austin, Minnesota.
Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Mona with Rev. Klemesrud in charge of the committal services. Military Honors were by the Lyle Post of the American Legion.