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Gertrude Syverstad

1930 - 2014 SHAFTSBURY Gertrude Syverstad, 84, a former resident of Sycamore Lane, died Monday, June 23, 2014, at the Centers For Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington. Born in Chicago, Ill., on Jan. 13, 1930, she was the daughter of Alf and Ruth (Martinsen) Syverstad. Gertrude received her education in Chicago and North Bennington, Vt. She was a graduate of the former North Bennington High School class of 1947. Gertrude was employed at Bennington College from 1947 until her retirement in 1994. For 20 years, she was employed as the Registrar at the college. Her hobbies and interests included bowling, reading and doing crafts. She is survived by her cousins and her caregivers at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral will be held from the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME on Friday, June 27, 2014, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Marcia A. Dorey, pastor of the Redeemer Lutheran Church, officiating. The burial will follow in the family lot at Park Lawn Cemetery At the request of Miss Syverstad, there will be no calling hours. If friends desire, contributions in memory of Miss Gertrude Syverstad may be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201. Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net


Published in Bennington Banner on June 25, 2014
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