Funeral services for Eleanor Halvorson will be held at 11 A.M. Sat., July 27, at Collins Funeral Chapel, Karlstad with Pastor Mitch Tolpingrud officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral chapel. Interment will be in the Karlstad Cemetery.
Eleanor May Halvorson, the daughter of the late Palmer and Mildred (Whitson) Dahl, was born on January 16, 1929, at Thief River Falls, Mn. She attended school and grew to womanhood in the Holt, MN community an was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. In 1950, Eleanor married Bruce Carlson In 1950, Eleanor married Bruce Carlson at Thief River Falls and they resided there and at Red Lake Falls and Donaldson, MN. In 1970, the family moved to Pelan Township of Kittson Co., near Karlstad. Bruce passed away in 1977 and Eleanor later married James Halvorson at Bethel Lutheran Church in Karlstad. They have since made their home at Karlstad. Eleanor was employed at the former Arctic Garment Plant in Karlstad and at the Karlstad Memorial Hospital and at the Karlstad Nursing Home. She was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, bingo and especially time with her grandchildren. She had been in failing health for sime time and passed away at Sanford Medical in Thief River Falls on Mon., evening, July 22, 2019, at the age of 900 years, 6 months and 16 days.
She is survived by her huband, Jim; four sons: Gary (Glenda) of Karlstad; Jerry, of Thief River Falls; Wyne, of Red Lake Falls; and Steven, of Moorhead, MN; three daughters: Linda Timchuk, of Thief River Falls; Diane Carlson, of Viking, MN; and Cheryl Olson, of Thief River Falls; 19 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; one brother: Jerold (Beverly) Ruz, of Strandquist; one sister: Lorraine Mathieu, of Thief River Falls; in addition to many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Bruce, grandson: Troy Timchuk, and brother-in-law: Joe Mathieu.