5-7:00 P.M. Sunday, February 19, 2012 at Saints Anne and Joachim Catholic Church, Fargo.
9-10:00 A.M. Monday, February 20, 2012 at Saints Anne and Joachim Catholic Church, Fargo.
7:00 P.M. Sunday, February 19, 2012 at Saints Anne and Joachim Catholic Church, Fargo.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 A.M. Monday, February 20, 2012 at Saints Anne and Joachim Catholic Church, Fargo.
Holy Cross North Cemetery, Fargo.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Fr. David Bryan Syverson, 45, Carrington, passed away Tues., Feb 14, 2012, in Fargo, ND. He was born June 13, 1966, in Bismarck, ND.
He attended Steele-Dawson High School in Steele, ND, graduating with honors in 1984. He then attended North Dakota State University, Fargo, graduating in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and food science. Following graduation, he worked for the Beatreem Food Corporation in Beloit, WI.
In 1993 he began his studies for the priesthood at Cardinal Muench Seminary in Fargo, graduating in 1995. He continued his formation for the priesthood at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis, MO., where he earned his master’s of divinity degree in 1999. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 5, 1999, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Fargo by Bishop James Sullivan.
Father Dave served as a priest at Sts. Anne and Joachim Catholic Church in Fargo, St. Maurice’s in Kindred, St. Patrick’s in Wishek, St. Boniface’s in Kintyre, St. Philip Neri’s in Napoleon, Holy Cross in West Fargo, Sacred Heart in Carrington and St. Elizabeth’s in Sykeston. He also served on the diocesan Communications Board and College of Consultors.
Fr. Dave was an avid sportsman. He loved hunting, bow hunting and fishing. He dearly loved the outdoors. He adored his nieces and nephews: Jaclyn, Michelle, Michael, Erin, Abby, Christopher, Dawn, Jarek, Joshua and Alyssa and his step-nephew and step-niece, Nicholos and Richelle.
Fr. Dave is survived by his mother, Virginia Syverson; brothers, Gary (Shelly) Syverson, Jon (Lorelei) Syverson, and sister, Linda (Jeremy) Paschke and his dearly loved cat Buddha.
He was preceded in death by all four grandparents and his father, Marlin Syverson.