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Sandra K. Narveson
Sandra K. Narveson

Sandra K. Narveson, age 75 of rural Argyle, WI passed away peacefully June 30, 2019 at the Lafayette County Manor in Darlington, WI surrounded by her family. She was born October 10, 1943, the daughter of Claude Eugene Riege and Emogene Iris (March) Riege. Sandra was born and raised in Dubuque, IA and in 1962 she graduated from Dubuque Senior High. After high school Sandra became a Certified Nursing Assistant and worked in the Dubuque area. At this time Sandra met her first husband Jerry Butson and was united in marriage to him in 1964. Sandra and Jerry had three children together; Mark, Mike and Kimberly. Jerry and Sandra later divorced. In 1976 Sandra married LeRoy Narveson and moved to rural Argyle where they blended their families and had two additional children together; Tamara and Keven.

Sandra is survived by her children: Mark (Ruby Riley) Butson and Mike (Gina Meritt) Butson both of Argyle, and Kim Oxenreider of Monroe, Tamara (Doug) Gierhart of Argyle, and Keven (Elizabeth Ladwig) Narveson of Oregon, WI; her step-children: Steven Narveson of Plymouth, WI, Marshall (Janice Jewell) Narveson of San Diego, CA, Miles Narveson of Dodgeville, WI, Chris (Tammy Watrud) Narveson of New Glarus, WI, Sarah (Francisco) Ortega of Fayetteville, GA; 22 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband LeRoy Narveson; a granddaughter: Paige Narveson; a great-grandson: Aiden Riley; one brother Richard Riege; one sister Patricia Grashorn; two special Aunts Mary Atkinson and Lois Riege and one dear Mother-in-Law Evelyn Butson.

Sandra was a proud longtime member of Cornerstone Lutheran Church in Argyle, the homemakers, and Pistols and Petty Coats square dancing club. Sandra will always be remembered for her love of cooking and hospitality to her family and friends. She also enjoyed tending to her flower garden in the spring and summer and making lasting memories vacationing at her sister’s Lake home in Siren, WI. The memories they created together as a family will be cherished by all of them. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her family and friends.

A funeral service will be held Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Cornerstone Lutheran Church (1540 Old Highway 81, Argyle) with Rev. Ron Brubakken officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. A visitation will be held Saturday, July 6, 2019 from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00P.M. at the Erickson Funeral Home in Argyle (801 Milwaukee Street, Argyle) and on Sunday from 1:00 P.M. until 1:45 P.M. at the church. The Erickson Funeral Home in Argyle is serving the family. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Sandra’s name