Robert S. Severson

Robert S. Severson, 93, of Bowler, died on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at Pine Manor Health Care Center, Embarrass, Wisconsin.

He was born on April 5, 1924, in the town of New Hope, Portage County, the son of the late Severt and Clara (Knutson) Severson.

On Nov. 13, 1954, Robert was united in marriage to Rosetta Berglund in Wausau. She survives.

Robert drove truck for Westgors Lumber & Trucking and was employed at FWD Clintonville from 1965 until his retirement in 1990. He was a collector and enjoyed working on motors and tinkering.

Survivors include his wife, Rosetta of Birnamwood, three children; Doris (Eugene) Allar of Wausau, Mary (Dave) Jordan of Kronenwetter and Maynard Severson of Bowler and two grandchildren; Heather and Amy Jordan.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers; Ervin, Leon and Lester and four sisters; Anna Stewart, Violet Brooks, Frieda Liesch and Flora Severson.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 at Schmidt Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg. Rev. Amy Perron will officiate. Inurnment will be in Evergreen Rest Cemetery, Elderon. Visitation will be on Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

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