Delores Marlene (Nordsiden) Syverson, 81, was born Feb 28, 1941 on a farm near Walnut Grove, MN. She graduated from Walnut Grove High School in 1959. Married to Roy Earl Syverson, Jr. in 1960, she spent much of her life working on the farm, tending to animals and tilling fields. Each spring, she prepared the soil for planting. Each fall, she operated the combine. After raising her children, she worked at the Tracy Hospital as housekeeping supervisor. She was always a gracious hostess and mentor to young people who attended the Youth Bible Study in their home for many years. She was an active member at Tracy Alliance Church. In her spare time, she loved to quilt and sew and put together jigsaw puzzles. Always competitive, she enjoyed Yahtzee, Farkle and crossword puzzles. Best of all, she loved coffee, conversation, and laughter around the table with family and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her Father, Winfred Nordsiden, and Mother, Ethel Nordsiden, of Walnut Grove, and Husband, Roy Earl Syverson, Jr. of Walnut Grove. She is survived by sisters, Sondra Coulter of Luverne, and Ellen (Bruce) Thoma of Walnut Grove, Brother, Dannie (Renee) Nordsiden of Vancouver, WA, Son, Jeffrey (Malou) Syverson of Arnold, CA and Daughter, Debora (Tim) Vickerman, of Lafayette, IN, Grandchildren, Taylor, Tammy, Tiffany, and Tasha and Great-Grandchildren, Lydia, Owen, and Cooper.

She died peacefully at her home surrounded by family, Sept 1, 2022.

Visitation Thursday Sept 8, from 5-7 at the Stephens Funeral Home, 520 Main Street, Walnut Grove, MN, Prayer service at 6:30. Viewing at Tracy Alliance Church 9:30 to 10:30 AM. The memorial service will be held Friday, September 9 at Tracy Alliance Church, 311 Front Street, Tracy, MN at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers and plants, make donations to your favorite charity.