Heaven gained an angel when Grace Syverson, of Tioga, N.D., went to meet her Lord and Savior on Feb. 18, 2020, at the Tioga Long Term Care Center.
Grace Margaret (Kleven) Syverson was born to Mathias and Gina Kleven on Nov. 25, 1923, along with her twin sister, Gladys Gibbs in Pleasant Valley Township, Williams County in North Dakota. She graduated high school in Tioga and then worked as a maid for awhile.
She married Roy E. Syverson on Nov. 1, 1941, and they had four boys; Terry, Earl, Steve and Robert.
Grace held several positions following her marriage including clerking at the local grocery store, running a snack bar at the bowling alley with Christine (Mac) Monagle. Back then she was known for her delicious caramel rolls. Later on she worked for Robert Mowdy as his secretary and later worked for Air Heaters for Mr. Muckelrath.
She was very involved in the National and Local WMF. Grace’s main priority was church, she loved everything about it, from teaching Sunday School to helping in the kitchen, plus other activities too numerous to share. She was a member of the Senior Citizens where she served as President for several years.
Grace loved playing cards, gardening and spending time with her friends and family. She loved and lived life to the fullest.
Grace is survived by her sons, Terry O. (Lilo) Syverson, and children, Doris, Kristine and Terry Jr.; Earl D. (Susan) Syverson and children, Melissa, Rory and Jennifer; Steve Syverson and children, Desiray, Stephanie and Christopher; Robert L. (Joni) Syverson and children, Ryan and Lynsay; and numerous great-grandchildren. She loved them all so very much.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband; and numerous friends and family that she loved.
Her funeral service was held on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, at Zion Lutheran Church in Tioga with Pastor Richard Carr officiating and interment was in the Zion Cemetery in Tioga.
Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home of Tioga is assisting the family. Friends may sign the on-line register and give their condolences at www.fulkersons.com