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Dennis Wayne Hoverson

January 25, 1940 ~ January 28, 2018 (age 78)

Memorial services for Dennis W. Hoverson, age 78, of New Richland, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home.  Pastor Kent Otterman will officiate.  Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. Online condolences are welcome at

Dennis died Sunday, January 28, 2018 at The Beacon in New Richland.

Dennis Wayne Hoverson was born January 25, 1940 in Albert Lea, the son of Julius and Stella (Amundson) Hoverson. He graduated from Albert Lea High School.  He attended Luther College and then two years at the Albert Lea Vo-Tech.  He worked as a computer drafter for EF Johnson and ADC in Waseca.  Dennis loved the outdoors, including fishing, hunting, and cross-country skiing.  He would often ski with his sled dogs, Nikita and Zach leading him.  He enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Dennis is survived by siblings, Gary (Diane) Hoverson of Glenville, Harriet Nelson of Albert Lea, Justine Van Ryswyk of Albert Lea, Rita (Brad) Nelson of New Richland; many nieces, nephews, and cousins; and his faithful cat, Trixie.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and brothers-in-laws, Robert Nelson and Duane “Dude” Van Ryswyk.

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