Dean Syverson, age 79

Dean Syverson, age 79, formerly of Thief River Falls, MN died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012 under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.
     Dean was born Nov. 13, 1932 in Kindred, ND. When he was 5, his family moved to Ulen where he graduated in 1950. He graduated with an Agricultural degree at NDAC in Fargo, was in the Army two years, followed by eight years in the National Guard. On April 10, 1955, Dean and  Bonnie Syverson were married and had two sons, Dwight and DeanO.
    Dean’s employment as an Ag teacher took them to Linton, ND, then Karlstad in the late 1950s, followed by three years in Fosston, before joining Land O’Lakes in TRF in the Ag Service Division in 1965. Dean retired in 1986 and they moved from TRF to Park Rapids, in 1989 where they lived until recently when they moved back to Ulen, where he was cared for by his family and Hospice of the Red River Valley until he died of pancreatic cancer.
    The Anderson Funeral Home, Twin Valley, was in charge of arrangements.

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