Roy E. Halverson, age 74, of Isanti died December 19, 2011 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, December 22nd at Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Francis with Rev. Timothy Vaughan officiating. A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 PM Wednesday, December 21st AT THE CHURCH. Visitation also one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church. Interment will be in West Oak Grove Cemetery.
Roy Edwin Halverson was born June 29, 1937 in Moorhead, Minnesota to Edwin and Hannah (Olson) Halverson. Roy graduated from Twin Valley High School in 1955 and went on to serve his country in the US Army. On July 29, 1961 he was united in marriage to Joan Welch and they were blessed with three children, Richard, Bill and Lisa. Roy was a Minneapolis Firefighter for 36 years and became a Deputy Fire Chief. He was an avid fisherman and also loved traveling with Joan in their motorhome to visit family and friends. They have made their home in Isanti since 1972. Roy was also an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Francis and served as a Trustee.
Roy Halverson passed away December 19, 2011 at his home at the age of 74 years, 5 months and 20 days. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jennifer.
Roy is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Joan; two sons, Richard (Julie) Halverson of St. Michael, Bill (Trish) Halverson of San Diego; one daughter, Lisa (Norm) Narloch of St. Francis; two sisters, Beatrice Blegen of Mora, Ruth (John) Braith of Fort Smith, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Megan (Jason), Acacia, Emily, Roy and Carli; One great granddaughter Addison; mother-in-law, June Welch of St. Francis; and by many other relatives and friends.