Jody R. Halvorson, age 55, of Cambridge died December 4, 2010 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 8th at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel with Rev. David Everett officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 7th also at our Cambridge Chapel.
Jody Raye Halvorson was born September 9, 1955 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Albert and Jean (Leatherman) Cook. She was raised in Loma Linda, California. Jody moved to South Minneapolis and on August 26, 1978 married Bruce Halvorson. They made their home in South Minneapolis until moving to Cambridge four years ago. Jody worked as an equipment processing technician at Universal Health Services in South Minneapolis until retiring this past September. She enjoyed working on latch hook, crossword puzzles and reading. Jody very much loved her family and would do whatever she possibly could to help others.
Jody will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Bruce; son, Dylan Halvorson (Amanda Mitchell) of Barnum; step-son, Mark Halvorson of Portland, OR; two brothers, Larry Cook of Rosemount, Brad Cook (Joyce Stone) of Staples; two sisters, Carol Murphy (Fred Dowling) of Ironton, Lisa Cook (Joseph Hynes) of Brainerd; and by many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Jean; mother-in-law, Lorraine Halvorson; sister-in-law, Randi Cook; nephews, Anthony Murphy and Jeremy Cook; and best friend, Jean Gillespie.