Sylvia J. Iverson

Born: Sun., Apr. 15, 1923
Died: Thu., May 30, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 06, 2019
Location: Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Jun. 07, 2019
Location: Immanuel Lutheran Church

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jun. 07, 2019
Location: Immanuel Lutheran Church

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Sylvia Josephine Iverson, age 96 of Amery, WI, died early on Thursday morning, May 30, 2019, at her home surrounded by the love of her family and many caregivers at Riverbend Assisted Living in Amery, WI. She had been a resident of Riverbend since 2006.  
Sylvia was born April 15, 1923, in Clear Lake, WI, to Leonard & Josephine (Nilssen) Johnson. She grew up in the Clear Lake area, was confirmed at First Lutheran Church and graduated from Clear Lake High School. She was married to Orville K. Iverson on December 31, 1943, at the First Lutheran Church in Clear Lake. Together they operated the family dairy farm in Clayton, WI, and raised six children: Barry, Denny, Carol, Marcia, Daryl, and Delaine. In 1981 Sylvia and Orville retired and began wintering in San Benito, TX.  During this time, they made their summer home in the village of Clear Lake.  In her spare time, Sylvia enjoyed playing (and winning) King’s Corners, participating in church activities, singing hymns, gardening, painting, doing crafts, bird watching, camping, and fishing.  She was an active member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Clayton and spent her life being a fisher of men, lending a helping hand, always encouraging others, expressing gratitude, and spreading the Good Word. She touched the lives of many with her loving  disposition, caring nature, and Prayer Warrior Faith.
She is Preceded in Death By
Husband – Orville Iverson
Parents – Leonard & Josephine (Nilssen) Johnson
Grandchildren – Justin Hesyck & Laura Emerson
Sisters & Brother – Vivian Anderson, Ann Domholt, Marvin Johnson
Survived by
Sons & Daughters
W. Barry (Renee) Iverson – Amery, WI
Dennis O. (Marilyn) Iverson – Amery, WI
Carol J. (Shawn) Bard – Live Oak, FL
Marcia A. (Mark) Meyer – Amery, WI
Daryl L. (Julie) Iverson – Deer Park, WI
Delaine L. Iverson (Kevin Woods)   –   Fridley, MN
Damon (Kristin) Emerson, Joel (Danyel) Emerson, Leah Emerson, Dan (Sherri) Iverson,
Derek Iverson, Dena (Eric) Mayne, Joshua Bard,  Ona Hesyck, Marlena (Karlis) Lisovskis,
Amanda Kaczmarek, Sherri (Dave) Franko,  Darren Iverson, & Nicholas Iverson
20 Great-Grandchildren & Great-Great-Grandchildren
Many Relatives, Family, & Friends
Memorial Services will be 11:00 am on Friday, June 7, 2019, at Immanuel Lutheran in Clayton, Township   
Visitation will be on from 6:00-8:00 pm on Thursday, June 6, 2019,  at the Scheuermann Funeral Home in Clear Lake , WI, and one hour prior to service at the Church on Friday.
Clergy – Pastor Margaret Grant     Music – Candy Evenson
Interment will be at the Clear Lake Cemetery.  

Scheuermann Funeral Home in Clear Lake , WI, is handling the arrangements.

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