David Halverson – Independence

David H. Halverson, 93 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at Lexington Estate in Independence.  He was born on September 17, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Nels Anton and Gladys (Whitman) Halverson.  He attended school in Chicago.  During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army.  He was a Purple Heart recipient.  On October 3, 1943, he and the former Alberta Stacel Rhodes were married in Chicago.  Mr. Halverson was an independent long haul truck driver until he retired.

Mr. Halverson is survived by 1 son, Ray (Mary Ellen) Halverson of Boise, Idaho, 2 daughters, Janet (Patrick) Weikert of Independence, and Carol (Jerry) Schaver of Silvis, Illinois, 4 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Alberta, his parents, 3 brothers, Eddie Halverson, Martin Halverson, and Charlie Halverson, 2 sisters, Evelyn Johnson and Daisy Peterson, 1 niece, Dianna Stoner, and 1 grandchild, Shawn Ehr.

Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 26, 2019, at the White Funeral Home in Independence, Iowa, with Rev. Sue Ann Raymond officiating.  The family will greet friends for an hour before services.  On line condolences may be left at www.White-MtHope.com.