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Gary Siverson

January 14, 1948 — September 23, 2022


Gary Siverson,74, of Duluth, MN, died on September 23, 2022.  Gary was born on January 14, 1948, in Minneapolis, MN.  He graduated from Robbinsdale High School and attended Dunwoody Trade School for Plumbing and Heating.  Gary was briefly in the Naval Reserves.   He married Linda Lee Burke on November 23, 1968, and they had two boys, Brad (1970), and Brent (1972). The family moved to Duluth where Gary started Quality Plumbing & Heating Company.  Gary was on the Board of Directors of the Lake Superior Steelhead Association and was a past president of LSSA. 

Gary loved hunting, especially deer hunting at his northern Minnesota hunting shack.  He was passionate about fishing and loved sharing his sport with kids.  He was a proud supporter of Duluth East hockey and football, where both of Gary’s and Lyn’s sons played.  Gary was perpetually disappointed by the Vikings.

Gary is greatly missed by son, Brent; mother, Clio Siverson, Minneapolis; sister, Gail Swanson (Dave), Rockford, MN; sisters-in-Law, Deb Zoltai (Pete), Newburyport, MA, and Mary Cis, Dayton, MN; and brother-in-law, Bruce Burke (Linda), of Dayton, MN; as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins, and friends.  Gary was preceded in death by wife, Lyn (2021); son, Bradley (1992); brother, Bob (1993); father, Robert (2008); and many others.

A celebration of Gary’s life will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2022, from 1 to 4 PM, at Ridgeview Country Club in Duluth, MN. 

Memorials may be sent to the Siverson Family Trust at North Shore Bank of Commerce in Duluth, or to Lake Superior Steelhead Association at PO Box 16034, Duluth, MN. 55816.

Many thanks to friends Katie and Chuck Erickson.  They provided so much care and comfort to Gary in his last months. 

Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 218-727-3555, please visit to sign the online guestbook.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Gary Siverson, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, November 19, 2022

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