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Mary E. 'Libby' Syverson

Mary E. 'Libby' Syverson

Feb. 8, 1913 - Jan. 23, 2009

TACOMA, Wash. -- Mary E. "Libby" Syverson, 95, of Tacoma, Wash., formerly of Benson, died Jan. 23 in Tacoma.

The service was March 27 in Tacoma. She was born Feb. 8, 1913, in Benson to Daniel and Mary Carney. She grew up in Benson.

She married Arthur Syverson on Aug. 3, 1939, in Benson. They moved to Tacoma.

Survivors include one nephew: Tom (and Coleen) Swanson of New London; three nieces: Mary (and Dave) Loveless of Wells, Margaret (and Richard) Foster of Arden Hills, and Elizabeth (and Paul) Lippert of Blomkest.

She was preceded in death by two sons: Peter and Eddy, in an auto accident while in their early 20s; and her husband in 1987.