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    Twin Valley - Garfield Syverson, 90, formerly of Thief River Falls, died on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 at Twin Valley Living Center in Twin Valley.
    Garfield Warren Syverson was born July 11, 1922 in Joplin, Mont., the son of Gilbert and Ida (Fevig) Syverson.  He was baptized into the Lutheran faith.
    His family moved to Fargo, N.D., where he started school at Franklin School. Later, the family moved to Middle River and to rural Thief River Falls in 1933.  He graduated from Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls in 1941.
    On July 27, 1952, he was married to Varadeen Asp in Thief River Falls. Garfield worked for Johnson Plate Glass, Thief River Glass Company and Paint and Glass, all in Thief River Falls.
    He enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing whist, and woodworking. In his retirement, he continued to make furniture for family and relatives.
    He is survived by a son, Duane Syverson of Jackson, Tennessee and a daughter, Valorie (Michael) Eklund of rural Twin Valley, Minnesota; two granddaughters; a great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Ralph, Rodney, Douglas, and Harry; and sister-in-law, Marjorie.
    Family condolences may be sent at www.johnsonfuneralservice.com.
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