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Shirley E. Iverson

January 9, 1928 ~ August 14, 2019 (age 91)


Shirley E. Iverson, 91, of Spring Valley, MN died Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Spring Valley Living. 

Shirley Eleanor Freiheit was born January 9, 1928 in Wykoff, MN to Arlow and Esther (Hazelbush) Freiheit. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Iverson Sr. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wykoff on June 25, 1944. Shirley candled eggs for Stier Produce in Grand Meadow, worked for Seneca Foods in Rochester, and worked as a housewife raising her children and helping on the farm. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo, music, dancing, and spending time with family and friends. Shirley especially enjoyed dancing with Kenneth to the song “Crystal Chandelier” by Charley Pride. She was a member of the Spring Valley American Legion Auxiliary and a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church Circle.

Shirley is survived by her children Ronda Fecht of Waterloo, IA, Kenneth (Marie) Iverson Jr. of Waterloo, IA, Twila (Roger) Wiersma of Spring Valley, MN, and Kevin (Donna) Iverson of Spring Valley, MN, brother Wendell (Maggie) Freiheit of Spring Valley, MN, sisters-in-law Audrey (Fritz) Olson of Kasson, MN, and Marcella (Bob) Wiese of St. Cloud, MN, brother-in-law Ronnie (Karen) Iverson of Santa Maria, CA, 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Kenneth, a brother, a sister, a great-grandson, and a great-great grandson. 

Funeral services for Shirley will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 19, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wykoff with Pastor Kay Wold officiating. Burial will be at the Midway-Martin Luther Cemetery in rural Spring Valley. Visitation will be held Sunday, August 18 from 4-6 p.m. at Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley and will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.

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August 18, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hindt Funeral Home
316 North Broadway
Spring Valley, MN 55975

Funeral Service
August 19, 2019

11:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church (Wykoff)

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