Paul N. "Nick" Halverson - 75

11/27/1942 - 11/10/2018


Paul N. "Nick" Halverson, 75, lifelong Chana  area resident, died Saturday November 10, 2018 in Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. Born November 27, 1942 in Rochelle, the son of Paul L. and Mary Ellen (Allison) Halverson. Married to Nancy Lemen October 4, 1969 in Jacksonville, Fla. Nick graduated from Rochelle High School in 1960 and received his B.S. from NIU in 1965. He was a US Navy veteran serving as a fighter pilot in the Vietnam War. Nick farmed in Chana, owned and operated Halverson Builders, and worked as a crop duster.  He was a member of Chana United Methodist Church, Rochelle VFW Post #3878, Ogle County Pilots' Association and Byron Sportsman's Club where he enjoyed trap shooting. Survived by his wife, Nancy Halverson of  Chana; son, Todd (Michelle) Halverson of Chana; daughters, Shannon (Dean) Harper of Byron and Colleen  (Mike) Gosnell of Chana; and grandchildren: Lane & Brooke Halverson, Camryn, Savanna & Drew Harper, and Jaxxon Gosnell. Preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ron Halverson. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30am Thursday November 15 in Chana United Methodist Church with Pastor Chan Choi officiating. Burial in Lawnridge Cemetery, Rochelle. Visitation 5:00 -8:00pm Wednesday in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon. A memorial fund is established.


5-8PM Wednesday Nov. 14 in FHG Oregon


10:30AM Thursday Nov 15 in Chana United Methodist Church

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