Services for Fred Maynard Halverson


Fred Maynard Halverson ,79, (as Fred used to say…39 ½) of Shevlin, MN died on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.


Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Shevlin Park in Shevlin, MN with Pastor Mark Kuleta officiating. Visitation will be on from 9-11 am at the Shevlin Park. Interment will be at the Clearwater Lutheran Cemetery in Shevlin, Minnesota. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bagley assisted the family with arrangements.


Fred was born in Pinewood, Minnesota on April 27, 1941 the son of Adolph and Clara (Bruun) Halverson. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith. Fred attended the Country School in Debs and then attended High School in Bemidji. Fred went to work custom combining after High School and married Emma Coyle on March 4, 1961 at Shevlin. Fred worked Road Construction and then worked for Northern Pipeline as a foreman and as a superintendent for many years. Fred hauled grain for CD Hougen and he always hauled wood on the side. Fred was a hard worker and usually had two jobs. Fred worked for Wilde’s and owned his own business…F & B Logging, and the car/truck wash in Shevlin.


Fred did mechanic work, raced cars as well as enjoyed going to races every Sunday night. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and appreciated watching birds. He loved company, spending time with his family and his best friend, his dog named Chewy. Fred was a retired member of the Shevlin Fire Department, judged at Demo Derbies for many years, was an election judge, was on the Shevlin township board, and was a member of the Clearwater Lutheran Church.


He is survived by his four daughters-

Kay (Karl) Peterson of Bagley, MN

Terri (David) Churness of Clearbrook, MN

Tammy (Chad) Steindl of Bagley, MN

Kathy (Mike) Broman of Willmar, MN

Two brothers- Garald (Nancy) Halverson of Shevlin, MN

Larry (Mae) Halverson of Pinewood, MN

Four sisters- Charlotte Coyle of Bagley, MN

Elaine (Eugene) Hanson of Bemidji, MN

Jeannie (Morry) Jacobson of Bemidji, MN

Helen (Roy) Coyle of Shelvlin, MN

Sister-in-law- Deloris Olson of Sentinel Butte, ND

Brother-in-law- Otto (Eunice) Coyle of Bagley, MN

Numerous nieces and nephews

12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren


He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife- Emma, his son-in-law- Mike, two grandsons- Adam Peterson and Jerald Reece. His brothers- George, Arlan, Gary, LeRoy, Duane and his sister- Adeline Lien.  His sisters-in-law- JoAnn Halverson, Doris, Ellis, Joy Coyle, Etta Halverson. His brothers-in-law- Ernest Coyle, Ralph Ellis, Buzz Olson, and Lawrence Lien.


Messages of condolence may be sent to


Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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