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June 9, 2013 · Updated 4:53 PM

Stanley M. Svenson / Courtesy

SILVERDALE — Stanley M. Svenson died June 1. He was 84.

He was born to Severt and Mattie Svenson on Oct. 19, 1928, the youngest of six children.

He was the grandson of Poulsbo founding father Halvor Svenson and was raised in Vinland on the property now known as Sub Base Bangor. He married Mary Ann Morgan in 1950 and they recently celebrated 62 years of marriage.

Stan retired from Operating Engineers Local No. 302 and was a highly regarded heavy equipment operator. He loved the great outdoors and was an avid fisherman. He enjoyed fishing with his son and/or grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Olaf, Harold, Selma, Alma and Martha.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann; children, Ron (Nancy), Linda (Sam), and Kathy (John); six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

There will be a private family gathering at Vinland Lutheran Church Cemetery, followed by interment. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Seeds From Sis at 2652 NE Fern Glen Road, Poulsbo, WA 98370.

— Family of Stanley M. Svenson


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