Sylvia J. Iverson

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


Visitation

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
 
Grandchildren
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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Jason Schaal
   Posted Mon June 03, 2019
Delaine, I send my heartfelt condolences on this occasion. I cannot imagine your heartache, but my thoughts and sympathy go out to you and your family during this hard time. ~Jason

Jeanette Lundgren
   Posted Tue June 04, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Sylvia was a huge part of my childhood and will always be part of my memories. Jeanette Gilbertson Lundgren

Cassy York
   Posted Wed June 05, 2019
So saddened to hear of Great Aunt Sylvia’s passing. She always lived her beliefs in an inspiring, steadfast way that helped so many people. I can never express how much appreciation I had that she was with my grandma, her sister-in-law, LaVonne York, when she passed. Aunt Sylvia comforted me so much during that period and I will always be grateful. Sending my condolences, thoughts, and prayers to the Iverson family during this time.

With much love,
Cassy

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