Thursday, November 3, 2005

Myron Halvorsen, 88, of Marionville (formerly of Purdy), passed away Oct. 26, 2005, at his home.

He was born Nov. 17, 1916, in Storm Lake, Iowa, to William and Carrie Johnson Halvorsen. He married Dorothy Redshaw on Feb. 4, 1945 in Fonda, Iowa, and she preceded him in death.

He was a retired plumber. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Purdy, and a member of the Purdy Lions Club.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; one daughter, Marilyn Modglin; one sister, Myrtle Rehnstrom; and one brother, Herman Halvorsen.

Survivors include: one daughter, Carolyn Sue Childress, of Cassville; one son, Roger Halvorsen, of Marionville; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday at First Baptist Church of Purdy with Rev. Tony Marin officiation. Interment followed at Purdy Cemetery.