Delores Marlene (Nordsiden) Syverson, age 81 of Walnut Grove, died peacefully while surrounded by her family at her home on September 1, 2022. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 9, 2022, at Tracy Alliance Church. Visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the Walnut Grove Funeral Home and will continue one hour prior to the service at church on Friday. Interment is in the Walnut Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Stephens Funeral Service – Walnut Grove Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Delores Marlene (Nordsiden) Syverson, 81, was born Feb 28, 1941 on a farm near Walnut Grove, MN. She graduated from Walnut Grove High School in 1959. Married to Roy Earl Syverson, Jr. in 1960, she spent much of her life working on the farm, tending to animals and tilling fields. Each spring, she prepared the soil for planting. Each fall, she operated the combine. After raising her children, she worked at the Tracy Hospital as housekeeping supervisor. She was always a gracious hostess and mentor to young people who attended the Youth Bible Study in their home for many years. She was an active member at Tracy Alliance Church. In her spare time, she loved to quilt and sew and put together jigsaw puzzles. Always competitive, she enjoyed Yahtzee, Farkle and crossword puzzles. Best of all, she loved coffee, conversation, and laughter around the table with family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her Father, Winfred Nordsiden, and Mother, Ethel Nordsiden, of Walnut Grove, and Husband, Roy Earl Syverson, Jr. of Walnut Grove. She is survived by sisters, Sondra Coulter of Luverne, and Ellen (Bruce) Thoma of Walnut Grove, Brother, Dannie (Renee) Nordsiden of Vancouver, WA, Son, Jeffrey (Malou) Syverson of Arnold, CA and Daughter, Debora (Tim) Vickerman, of Lafayette, IN, Grandchildren, Taylor, Tammy, Tiffany, and Tasha and Great-Grandchildren, Lydia, Owen, and Cooper.