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Obituary: Eugene Gleason

Eugene Gleason

Hamar, N.D.

Eugene O. Gleason, age 83, resident of Hamar, N.D., died Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at the NCHS Care Center in McVille, N.D.

Eugene Oliver Gleason was born August 25, 1940 to George and Ingeborg (Tangness) Gleason. He was raised on the family farm near Hamar, N.D. and attended the Hamar Public School. He then began working for Burton Woods. Eugene married Beverly Thorson on July 25, 1959 in Devils Lake, N.D. Eugene then worked for Hulstrand Construction for a time before moving back to the farm, in 1967, when he took over management of the farm. He enjoyed raising livestock: cattle, sheep and pigs. In later years, he enjoyed going to the casino. Beverly died January 16, 2014. Eugene continued living on the farm, until recently moving to the Care Center in McVille.

Eugene will be missed by his two sons, Carey (Micky) Gleason and Troy Gleason; five grandchildren, Darrin Gleason, Sarah Workman, Jordan Gleason, Reed Gleason and Shayle Larson Gleason; three great-grandchildren, Mason Workman, Scarlett Gleason and Ryder Gleason; two sisters, Edna Ellison and Tookie Christofferson; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly; daughter, Raeanne Workman; son, Randy Gleason; and sister, Georgia Reppen.

The memorial service for Eugene was held at American Lutheran Church, Tolna, N.D., on Monday, January 8, 2024 at 2 p.m. Interment will be in the spring at the Tolna Cemetery. Visitation was held at the church on Monday, from 1 p.m. until the time of service.

Arrangements with the Stanley-Iverson Funeral Home of McVille, N.D.