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Published November 06, 2013, 12:00 AM

Kathleen Severson

Kathleen Ann Severson died October 28, 2013 at Banner Hospice in Peoria, AZ. Her husband Lyle, daughter Laurie, and sister Sharon were by her side before she left here to be with the Lord. She was a summer resident of Pelican Lake, Pelican Rapids, MN and a winter resident in Peoria, AZ going on 26 years.

Kathleen was born October 23, 1931 to Roy and Mayme Jensen in Albert Lea, MN. She attended and graduated from high school in Albert Lea. Kathleen went on to complete her nurses training at Abbott Hospital, in Minneapolis, MN. On May 17, 1953, Kathleen and Lyle Severson were united in marriage and lived in Breckenridge, MN before moving to Pelican Rapids, MN where they lived and raised their family.

Kathleen Severson

Kathleen Ann Severson died October 28, 2013 at Banner Hospice in Peoria, AZ. Her husband Lyle, daughter Laurie, and sister Sharon were by her side before she left here to be with the Lord. She was a summer resident of Pelican Lake, Pelican Rapids, MN and a winter resident in Peoria, AZ going on 26 years.

Kathleen was born October 23, 1931 to Roy and Mayme Jensen in Albert Lea, MN. She attended and graduated from high school in Albert Lea. Kathleen went on to complete her nurses training at Abbott Hospital, in Minneapolis, MN. On May 17, 1953, Kathleen and Lyle Severson were united in marriage and lived in Breckenridge, MN before moving to Pelican Rapids, MN where they lived and raised their family.

Kathleen had many talents; she enjoyed music and dancing, beautiful lake views, but mostly family. Her many areas of interest include oil painting and ceramics, square-dancing, singing with the Sweet Adeline’s, sewing beautiful clothes, and she was an avid reader.

She will be remembered by numerous friends and family. Family survivors include her husband of 60 years, Lyle; children Corbin (Kendall) Severson of Los Angeles, CA; Lynn (Tim) Meyer of Roseville, MN; Craig Severson (Carmen Rick) of Pelican Rapids, MN; Clark (Jeriann) Severson of Irvine, CA; and Laurie (Michael) Mahaney of Prior Lake, MN; sister Sharon Brua of Albert Lea, MN; grandchildren Amber, James, Jonathan, Joy, Olivia, and Carson; a great-grandson (Ethan), and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Mayme Jensen.

A Celebration of Life will occur in Paradise RV Resort in Peoria, AZ November 10, 2013, followed by a memorial service in Pelican Rapids in spring/summer 2014. Internment will be at the Ringsaker Cemetery at a later date.

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