GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE Tuesday, December 4, 2007

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Sveinson, Doris

HAVRE - Doris (Youso) Sveinson, 67, of Havre, who enjoyed doing crafts, knitting, reading and watching movies, died of heart failure Sunday at a Havre hospital.
Graveside services will take place at a later date.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Holland & Bonine Funeral Home of Havre.
Survivors include a son, Rodney Laursen of Chinook; sisters Evelyn Miller and Betty Karaim of Billings, Bertha Fisher of Park City, Janet Gruszie of Harlem and Carol Curtiss of Montevideo, Minn.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Sveinson; a daughter, Cindy Cross; and sons Tracy Laursen and Russell Laursen.

Published in the Great Falls Tribune on 12/4/2007.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS Tuesday, December 4, 2007

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DORIS (YOUSO) SVEINSON obituary

(Created: Tuesday, December 4, 2007 11:44 AM MST)

Doris (Youso) Sveinson died at Northern Montana Hospital in Havre Sunday,Dec. 2, 2007, of heart failure.
Cremation has taken place. Graveside services will be at a later date.

Doris was born in Havre January 20, 1940 to Thomas Youso and Estel la Youso Lawlor. She attended school in Havre and Big Sandy. In 1956 she was crippled in an auto accident that left her on crutches and eventually in a wheel chair.

In 1958 she married Bob Laursen in Havre and they had four children. They later divorced. In 1 9 8 3 Do r i s mar r i ed Jim Sveinson in Helena where she resided for many years. Doris enjoyed doing crafts, knitting, reading and watching movies. The past year she resided at the Havre care center.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Jim; daughter Cindy Cross; sons Tracy Laursen and Russell Laursen; brothers Joseph Youso and Jerry Lawlor.

Survivors are son, Rodney Laursen of Chinook; sisters, Evelyn Miller of Billings, Bertha (Dick) Fisher of Park City, Betty Karaim of Billings, Janet (Cliff) Gruszie of Harlem, and Carol (Butch) Curtiss of Montevideo, Minn., and several nieces and nephews.

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