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Lenora A. Syverson,

Lenora Syverson Lenora A. Syverson, 76, of Fargo, formerly of Devils Lake and Warwick, ND, died Sunday morning, September 21, 2003, at the Elim Care Center in Fargo. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2003, at 10:00 a.m. at...

Lenora Syverson

Lenora A. Syverson, 76, of Fargo, formerly of Devils Lake and Warwick, ND, died Sunday morning, September 21, 2003, at the Elim Care Center in Fargo.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2003, at 10:00 a.m. at the Warwick Lutheran Church, Warwick. Rev. David Nichols will officiate and burial will be in the Bethleham Cemetery, rural McHenry, ND.

Friends may call at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake on Tuesday, September 23, 2003, from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 6:00 p.m. Visitation on Wednesday will be at the church one hour prior to the funeral service.

Lenora Adella Stute was born on July 21, 1927 at Mercer, ND the daughter of William H. and Amelia (Rennich) Stute. She was reared and educated in Mercer, graduating from Mercer High School. She received her teaching certificate and at the age of 17, began teaching in rural schools, including Wilton, Washburn, Underwood and McHenry. She was united in marriage to Reuben W. Syverson on August 4, 1946 at Mercer. They established their home on the farm in Colvin Township, rural McHenry where they farmed for 16 years. They lived in several places while Reuben worked for area farmers including New Rockford, where Lenora worked in the bakery. They eventually moved to Warwick where they made their home through the years and Lenora was a piano teacher. In 1989 they moved to Devils Lake. Mr. Syverson died on December 19, 1991. In 1999, Lenora moved to Fargo.

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Lenora was a member of the Warwick Lutheran Church where she served as the church organist for a number of years. She served as president of the Senior Citizens of Warwick. She also wrote the Warwick News for the Benson County Press and the New Rockford Transcript.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Dwight "Ike" and Deanna Syverson, Minot, Lyndon and Peggy Syverson, Fargo, Kevin and Jeanie Syverson, also Fargo; daughters and sons-in-law, LaVon and Gerald Olson, Gary, MN Cindy and Verne Lee, Tolna, Diane Syverson, Fargo; 15 grandchildren four great grandchildren; sister, Colleen Smith, Winfield, Kansas; Special Friends, Roger and Judy Forde, Lakota.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; infant daughter, Lynette.

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