Eunice Lorraine (Bruns) Iverson was born to Maud and Heiko Bruns on August 7, 1923 in Porter, Minnesota. She attended elementary school in Porter and high school in Canby, Minnesota, where she graduated in 1940. She worked various jobs until she married Harvey Iverson from Storden, Minnesota on October 25, 1943 in Del Ray Beach, Florida. When Harvey returned from overseas, they settled in Fairmont, Minnesota. Then they moved to Storden where they built their own home. Lorraine lived in Storden for 59 years before moving in to Mikkelson Manor, Windom, Minnesota in April 2006. She later moved to Good Samaritan Society in Albert Lea, Minnesota in June 2009 where she passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at the age of 88.
Lorraine was very active at Bethany Lutheran Church as Sunday school teacher and superintendent, Ladies Aid, Bible School teacher, and confirmation teacher. She also was a 50+ year member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 391, serving in various capacities, including President and Vice President. She enjoyed politics and was a "vote counter" and volunteer. She loved political discussions, especially with her son-in-law.
Lorraine and Harvey enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening, dancing, and gathering with family and friends. They followed their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren's school and sporting activities.
Survivors include daughter, Cheri (Stu) Potter of Alden, MN; sons, Steve (Diane) Iverson, N. Logan, UT and Mark Iverson of Champlin, MN; grandchildren, Stephanie (Matthew) Hallman of Alden, MN, Matthew (Amy) Potter of Waseca, MN, Joshua (Liz) Iverson of ID, Jeremy Iverson of Ogden, UT, Christian (Suzi) Iverson of Hyrum, UT, Seth (Jeni) Iverson of Rochester, NY, Anna (Bryan) Swan of Logan, UT, Jonathan Iverson of Las Vegas, NV, Jessica (Marcus) Bruce of Logan, UT, Drew, Cole, and Luke Iverson of Champlin, MN; two sister-in-laws, Bernice Wefel,of Brooklyn Park, MN and Louise King of St. Michael, MN; plus many nephews, nieces, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harvey; two sisters, Doris Capp and Leona King; and one brother, Glen Bruns.
Lorraine will be greatly missed by all who knew her!
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I have many fond memories of Lorraine, from her wonderful divinity candy, the talks we had together at her kitchen table when I was a little girl growing up on the same block she lived on, to the times we sat together at... more
Lorraine was a wonderful person, she will be greatly missed. God bless!
Mark and family, so sorry for your loss. She was a very nice woman.
Cheri...Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time of losing your mom. I'm sure she was a special lady. Our Sympathy ... more
Cheri, Steve, Mark...Extending sympathy for the loss of your Mom, may she rest in peace...
Iverson Family, It was such a pleasure caring for your loved one. I have many fond memories of Lorraine at Good Sams. I will never forget the scoldings i would get for smoking and all the stories she would tell me ab... more