Funeral services for Avaran Kvistad, 19, of Crawford will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Crawford Community Building with Pastor Bill Bagley officiating. Burial will take place at the Crawford Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at Chamberlain Chapel in Crawford.
Avaron was born on March 24, 1994 in Alexandria, Minnesota. His biological mother was Eva Bacca who was a foster daughter of Steve and Mary Jo Kvistad. Eva placed Avaran up for adoption with a request that he be adopted by the Kvistad’s.
Avaron spent the first eleven years of his life in rural Swift Falls, Minnesota attending school in Benson. He was involved in wrestling, hunting, and horseback riding. Avaran traveled countless miles to High School and Little Britches rodeos to support his older brothers and sisters and became a competitor himself. Through all of his travels Avaran endeared himself to everyone he met.