Alvin Iverson, 93Alvin Iverson, age 93, of Woodville, formerly of North Hudson, died Sunday, Jan. 22, with family at his side.
Alvin Iverson, age 93, of Woodville, formerly of North Hudson, died Sunday, Jan. 22, with family at his side.
Alvin was born on May 27, 1918, in Woodville, the youngest son of John and Mathea (Olson) Iverson. After graduation from high school, he entered the U.S. Army, proudly serving during World War II.
On May 10, 1945, he married Lois Gullickson of Woodville. They were blessed with two children: Jim and Kristi. In 1959, Alvin built a home in North Hudson for his young family, and he lived in it for 50 years until his return to Woodville. He was a gifted carpenter who worked in residential building in St. Paul and the St. Croix Valley.
Once he retired, he and Lois worked on many woodworking projects together. They traveled, spent time "up north," and enjoyed their grandkids and friends.
Alvin is survived by his daughter, Kristi (Tim) Myhra of Stillwater; granddaughters, Melissa (Eric) Norlander of Stillwater and Elizabeth Myhra of Elk River; brother, Harold (Gladys) Iverson of Woodville; brother-in-law George Helgeson of Woodville and sister-in-law Virginia (Al) Johnson of Cannon Falls, Minn.; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois; son, Jim; and many relatives and friends, all of whom he loved and missed.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at Zion Lutheran Church in Woodville. Burial with full military honors will be in the Sunset Cemetery in Woodville. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home in Baldwin as well as 1 hour prior to the service at church Thursday morning. Memorials preferred.