June 21, 1962 ~ March 15, 2016
Diane Jo Halvorson was called home March 15, 2016 after her battle with cancer. She was amongst family and the nurses in the Palliative Care Unit.
Diane Jo Halvorson Eklund came into this world June 21, 1962 in Ada, MN, daughter of Alvina Helen Hager and Jarold Dean Eklund. Diane was a free spirit with a happy go lucky attitude towards life. Diane grew up in Ada, MN and Minneapolis, MN before the family returned back to the area. Diane attended school in Fargo and Glyndon where she made lots of friends and met her husband Dennis Halverson. Dennis and Diane were married August 30, 1980. After the birth of their first son Jr. in 1979. Dennis had joined the military which called for him to move to North Carolina. Their second son Brad was born in 1983 in Fayetteville, NC. Dennis and Diane returned to MN where they welcomed their third son Andy in 1986 and made their home in the Felton area.
Diane enjoyed life. She loved the summertime and the sunshine. Her smile was infectious and she always made sure everyone was happy. She also loved dreamcatchers and will always be remembered for her love of music. Diane was a hard working woman and a mother before anything. She worked at the Felton Café when the boys were young, Phoenix International for almost 10 years and Molly Maids in Fargo for about 8 years. Recently she worked at the Felton Bar along with starting her own cleaning company. Diane had four beautiful grandkids, who she adored and loved spending time with playing. Diane will be remembered by many for her unique laugh and loud whistle. She was a kid at heart.
Diane is survived by her mother, Alvina Hager, Moorhead, MN; sons, Jeremy (Stefany) Fargo, ND; Brad, Felton, MN; Andy (Gina) Moorhead, MN and her four grandkids, Haydyn, Alexis, Jacob and Owyn; brothers, Dean Eklund, Fargo, ND; David Eklund, Moorhead, MN; Dwight Eklund, Hawley, MN; sisters, Debra (Larry) Hust, Big Piney, WY; and Darla (Kelly) Ringstad, Colorado Springs, CO; uncles and aunt; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her late step father, John Hager; sister-in-law, Faye Halvorson; Niko and her grandparents.
There will be a visitation from 3-5:00 PM on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. The funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Monday, March 21, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home with a visitation one hour prior.
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