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Delayne R. Halverson

August 9, 1938 — February 20, 2019

Delayne R. Halverson, 80, of Moorhead, MN, died on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, in Sanford Palliative Care, Fargo, ND.

Delayne Rae Halverson was born August 9, 1938, in Fargo, ND, and was adopted by George and Grace (Hanson) Halverson. He was raised on a farm near Downer, MN, and graduated from Barnesville High School in 1956. After graduation he attended North Dakota State School of Agriculture (NDSU) in Fargo.

On October 25, 1958, he was united in marriage to Dorothea Murchinson in Fargo. They made their home on a farm near Downer where they farmed and raised cattle for many years. He later went to work as a parts man for RDO in Moorhead. In 1997, Delayne and Dorothea moved to Moorhead and he then worked at the Hjemkomst Center as a maintenance technician until retiring in 2014.

He was a member of Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Moorhead.

Delayne enjoyed baseball, golfing, hunting, reading and was an avid NDSU Bison fan.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dorothea; children, Stacy (Don) Mengedoth, Scott (Sheila) Halverson, Jeff (Brenda) Halverson, Joni (Tom) Plath, Dean (Lona) Halverson and D'Ann (James) Warnke; nineteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; sister, Pat (Larry) Klundt; two nieces; and his faithful companion, his beloved dog, Sophie.

Delayne was preceded in death by his parents.

A Gathering of Friends for Delayne will be one hour prior to his memorial service.

His Memorial Service will be Monday, February 25, 2019, at 2:00 PM, in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead.

Burial will take place in Barnesville City Cemetery, Barnesville, MN, in the spring.

(Korsmo Funeral Service, Moorhead, MN)



Cemetery Details Barnesville City Cemetery 165th Ave S.
Barnesville, MN 56514

Gathering of Friends

FEB 25. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

Memorial Service

FEB 25. 2:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

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