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Donald D. Shever 1958 - 2017

SHEVER, SHORT, HEADLEY

Posted By: Connie Swearingen -Volunteer (email)
Date: 9/26/2017 at 00:30:20

Sioux City Journal
30 June 2017

Donald D. Shever, 58, of rural Correctionville, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017, at a Sioux City hospital.

Services will be 7 p.m. today at Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home in Correctionville. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery, rural Correctionville (Rock Branch). Visitation will be 5:30 p.m. until service time today at the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at nicklasdjensen.com.

Donald D. Shever was born on Sept. 16, 1958, in Sioux City, to Darwin and Alice (Short) Shever. He grew up on a farm outside of Correctionville, which is where he grew to love the farming life and raising livestock, especially his cows and calves. He was a graduate of Eastwood Community School in 1977.

Shortly after high school, Don began raising hogs on a farm outside of Correctionville. He moved to Kansas City and was employed by Guys Potato Chip Plant as a supervisor. He returned to Correctionville and started working for various trucking companies. He had a passion for trucking but due to health issues he had to change his career path and took over his father's farming and livestock business.

Don was united in marriage to Tanja Headley on July 8, 2006 at Correctionville Methodist Church, where he was a member.

Don is survived by his wife, Tanja Shever of Correctionville; his stepchildren, Shad Mika of Westminster, Colo., and Jennifer (Chris) Schmitt of Lakeville, Minn.; grandchildren, Bradley, Connor, Caiden, Nora and Caleb; an aunt, Donna (Shever) Hansen; siblings, Jodee (Alan) Dolph of Cherokee, Iowa, Jeannie (Larry) Brosamle of Correctionville, and Lori (Tim) Petersen of Correctionville; several nieces, nephews and cousins; with a special affection for Scott (Jennie) Shever and April (Chris) Putzier.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, Darwin and Alice Shever; and a sister, Vicki (Shever) Buck.


 

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