Raymond Angus Iverson 1917-1958
IVERSON, ISAKSON, JAMISON, HERMAN, THOMPSON, ISACKSON, ISAACSON
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/17/2013 at 23:52:37
Former Area Resident Dies
Raymond Iverson, 41, of Sioux City, former resident of this area, was killed last night as the result of a car-motorcycle accident, according to word received here by relatives. Iverson is a brother of Mrs. Bernard Isakson of Estherville and Mrs. Maxwell Jamison of Graettinger.
The accident occurred at 9 p.m. yesterday near Canton, S.D. Iverson was riding a motorcycle. No other details are known by local relatives.
Mr. Iverson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Iverson, was raised in the Wallingford area and received his education there. He had lived in Sioux City since 1950 where he worked at the Lutheran Hospital. He was single.
Survivors are four sisters, Mrs. Isakson and Mrs. Jamison, Mrs. Eddie Herman of Syracuse, Ind.; Mrs. Cora Thompson of Rock Island, Ill.; and three brothers, Laurence of Williston, N.D., Arthur of Grand Meadows, Minn., and Gordon of Albert Lea.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, May 19, 1958)
Iverson Rites Are Thursday
Funeral services for Raymond Iverson, former resident of the Wallingford area, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Wallingford Lutheran church, the Rev. Norbert Jolivette officiating. Burial will be at High Lake cemetery with military graveside rites.
A family service, preceding the church service, will be held at 1:30 at Sandin-Fuhrman Funeral Home.
Raymond Angus Iverson, 41, died Sunday evening as the result of an accident near Canton, S.D., in which the motorcycle he was riding was struck head on by a car.
Mr. Iverson was born April 26, 1917 at Glendo, S.D., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Iverson. The family later moved to the Wallingford area. He received his education in Mitchell, S.D. , and Emmet county schools.
Mr. Iverson was a World War II veteran having served with the 34th Red Bull Division, 15th Army Front, in Italy. Since his discharge from the service, he had worked at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C., Veterans Hospital in Des Moines; and for the past eight months at the Lutheran hospital in Sioux City.
Survivors include four sisters, Mrs. Bernard (Esther), Isakson of Estherville, Mrs. Maxwell Jamison of Graettinger, Mrs. Eddie Herman of Syracuse, Ind., Mrs. Cora Thompson of Rock Island, Ill., three brothers, Laurence of Williston, S.D., Arthur of Grand Meadows, Minn., and Gordon of Albert Lea, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Iverson was single.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Pallbearers for the funeral will be Ronald Herum, Richard Herum, Vernon Torreson, Donald Torreson, Paul Johnson and Alvin Johnson, all of the Wallingford vicinity. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, May 21, 1958)
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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