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Yvonne J. Halverson

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Yvonne J. (Bonnie) Halverson, long-time resident of Spencer, died July 10, 2011, at Rest Haven Health Care Center in Verona, Wis. Bonnie was born July 31, 1919, in Sioux Center, Ia., the daughter of Dr. Henry and Alice (Vanderzee) DeMots. After high school graduation, she attended National Business Training School and worked in Sioux City until her marriage to R. J. (Jim) Halverson Oct.r 10, 1942, at Moore Field, Mission, Texas. Following WWII, the couple returned to Iowa and moved to Spencer in 1947 where they made their home until 2005.

Mrs. Halverson worked for several years in her husband's business, Modern Business Equipment, was a member of Federated Women, Parker Historical Society, the Hospital Auxiliary, RSVP, and the Humane Society, and was a charter member of Arts on Grand and Marcellus Mill Questers.

She was preceded in death by her husband; and is survived by two sons and five grandchildren.

Per Bonnie's wishes, no service will be held.