In loving memory of

William Dennis Halverson
December 20, 1938 - September 15, 2023

William D. Halverson, 84, of Fort Dodge, passed away Friday, September 15, 2023, at his home.
A Celebration of Life will be 4:00 to 6:00 PM Thursday, September 21, 2023 in the chapel of Laufersweiler Funeral Home. A prayer service will start at 6:00 PM with military rites by the United States Army Honor Guard and the VFW Post 1856 to follow immediately after the service.
William is survived by his children, Mitch (Donette) Halverson of Fort Dodge, Eric (Regina) Halverson of Janesville, WI, and Teresa (Michael) Hillner of Scottsdale, AZ; grandchildren, Ryan (Chelsey), Nathan (Leah), Kelsey, Hunter, Hannah, Hayden, and Jack Hillner; great-grandchildren Bo, Emmett, and Hayes; and sister Judith Brown of Sheboygan, WI.
William is preceded in death by his wife Betty, parents Harold and Ruth (Stoker) Halverson and 8 siblings.
William Dennis Halverson was born December 20, 1938 in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. He graduated from Black River Falls High School. In April of 1965, he was united in marriage to Betty Steele. The couple made their home in Fort Dodge where they raised their family. They later moved to Janesville, WI and returned to Fort Dodge in the late 90's. Bill was employed with Hormels for over 34 years. He was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and nothing got in the way of Saturday Iowa Hawkeye football games. Bill loved playing cards and was always telling jokes. He will be missed by those who knew and loved him.
Memorials may be left to family discretion.


Larry Hansen wrote on Sep 23, 2023:

"I was glad to know Bill during his time at the Beloit plant. He was quick with jokes and catchy sayings, no matter where you go, there you are. Larry Hansen "

Debra Jeannette wrote on Sep 22, 2023:

"I'm so sorry to hear of Bill's passing, I enjoyed playing 500 with him at the Senior Center. My deepest sympathy Debra Jeannette "

Kurtis & Kely Lawler wrote on Sep 20, 2023:

"Mitch & Family; we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. May he rest in peace. God bless."

CARLA NEMECHEK wrote on Sep 16, 2023:

"Mitch and Donette and family, so sorry to see that Bill passed away. Thinking of you and your family at this time. Carla Nemechek"