Joseph G. Svien, 94, longtime resident of Glasgow and more recently Missoula, and Napa, Calif., died on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in Napa.
Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held in Glasgow later this year.
The second oldest of six children, he was born on Sept. 2, 1918, in Erskine, Minn., the son of Oscar and Selma Svien. He was the beloved husband of the late Bess (Domier) Svien, whom he married on July 13, 1946.
He grew up in McIntosh, Minn., and was a World War II veteran. He was honorably discharged from the Army in 1946 as a warrant officer in Oakland, Cali...