Gary Halvorson
Gary Halvorson
Gary Wayne Halvorson, 58, of Lewiston, died at Winona Hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.

He was born Nov. 2, 1953, to Sigurd and Mavis (Benson) Halvorson. He attended school in Lanesboro and furthered his education at Winona Vo-Tech where he received his license in airframe and power plant.

He enjoyed the outdoors where he spent many years fishing and hunting ginseng with his grandpa, Leland.

He is survived by his brothers, Keith of St. Charles and Michael (Heidi) of Rushford; two nephews, Cory (Nicole) of Germany and Dustin (Brianna) of Rushford; one niece, Desirae of Rushford; one great-niece, MiKenna, also of Rushford; two aunts, Inez (Duane) Snyder of Rochester and Lois Berekvam of Whalan; and many cousins. He is also survived by his friends at Park Towers in Rochester where he lived for many years.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his uncle, Dorman Berekvam.

A memorial service was held at Elstad Lutheran Church, in rural Lanesboro, last Saturday.