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Marlene Tvergerg

Marlene Tvergerg

Marlene Tverberg, 57, of Bemidji, Minnesota died on Friday, January 10, 2014 at her residence in Bemidji, Minnesota. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 17, 2014 at the Cease Family Funeral Home Chapel in Bemidji, Minnesota at 1:00 pm., Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Pinewood Dodge Cemetery in Pinewood, Minnesota. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bagley assisted with the arrangements. Marlene was born February 25, 1956 at Bemidji, Minnesota the daughter of Donald and Myrtle (Millar) Risland. Marlene attended the Pony Lake Country School and graduated from Bemidji High School in 1974. She worked at Rutgers in Bemidji as a housekeeper for many years. She married Gary Tverberg and they were later divorced. Marlene stayed home to care for her daughter. She worked as a housekeeper at the Holiday Inn/Northern Inn for 12 years. After the Northern Inn closed, she went to work for the Super 8 hotel in Bemidji where she has worked ever since. Marlene was a very hard worker. She enjoyed hunting and loved to be outdoors, going for walks bonfires, watching birds and was a true nature lover. She enjoyed playing Yahtzee and Scrabble and loved listening to old country music. She is survived by her daughter Juanita, Tverberg of Clearbrook, Minnesota

Sister Donna Hanson of Bemidji, Minnesota; Brother Orlyn "Ole" Risland of Bemidji, Minnesota; Brother Danny Risland of Bemidji, Minnesota; Five grandchildren Jerome, Damian, and Terrence Johnson, Isaac and Peyton Sletten. She was preceded in death by her parents.Messages of condolence may be sent to