Mary Jane (Erwin) Iverson

1929 - 2020


Mary Iverson, 91, of Bemidji, MN died Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Havenwood Care Center.

Private family services will be held.

Mary Jane Erwin was born June 22, 1929 in International Falls, MN to Godfrey and Faith (Marrow) Erwin. She grew up in Bemidji where she graduated from high school. On June 16, 1950 she married Melvin Iverson and they were married for 42 years. Mary was a wife, mother aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was a homemaker, worked at Bemidji Laundry and the Bemidji School District as a cook at J.W. Smith Elementary.

She is survived by her children, Janet Turban and Sharon (Harlan) Tardy; daughter-in-law, Joyce Iverson; grandchildren, Terri (Fred) Shoquist, Bruce (Karen) Turban, Patty (Randy) Crane, Donna (Aldo) Diorio, Christopher (Itzel) Iverson, Harlan Tardy Jr., Chad (Heather) Tardy, Heather (Roger) Pogorelc, Jamie Glime, Mary Jane Iverson and Jessie (Sarah) Iverson; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Curt, Allie, Bailey, Ben,Calvin, Anna, Ivy, Bill, Adriene, Ryder, Thomas, Patrick, Daniel, Alyssa, Ginger, Vivian, Brent, Kale, Avery, Adam, Caleb, Christopher and Andrew and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Melvin; brothers, Royal and Eugene; children, Randy Iverson and Tom Iverson; son-in-law, Tom Turban and grandchildren, Scott Iverson and Carrie Iverson.

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Susie Millar Johnson

April 21, 2021 5:15 AM

So sorry to hear about your mom.  Such fun memories you and I shared at your house.  You're in my thoughts today. 

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