Thomas Halvorsen, 72


Thomas “Tom” Halvorsen, 72, died at 9:36 p.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

No services are scheduled. Gent Funeral Home of Alton is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mr. Halvorsen was born on May 8, 1949, in Chicago, the son of the late Harry and Anne (Krosvic) Halvorsen. He married the former Roxie Lewis, on Feb. 14, 1992, in Lake Tahoe, NV.

Mr. Halvorsen was a Vietnam veteran, who served in the U.S. Navy. He retired from Olin Corporation as a supervisor and was co-owner, with his wife, of Norbs Tavern in North Alton.

Mr. Halvorsen is survived by his sons, Tom Halvorsen (Karen) of St. Petersburg, FL, and Brian Halvorsen of New Milford, CT; step-daughter, Angela Meyers of Hillsboro; siblings, Karen Halvorsen of Larkspur, CA, Richard Halvorsen (Shari) of Sun City Center, FL, and Harry Halvorsen of Harwinton, CT; several grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

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