Marie Elizabeth Severson, 88

Marie Severson

Marie Elizabeth Severson, 88, passed away on May 6, 2018, at Field Crest Care Center in Hayfield.

Marie was born on Dec. 29, 1929, the daughter of Oscar and Margaret (Tobar) Amundson in Austin. She graduated from St. Augustine High School in Austin. Marie was united in marriage to Victor Severson on April 7, 1951, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Austin. She was a devoted wife and homemaker. Although she held various jobs over the years, her most important job was being a mother and grandmother. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, reading, crossword puzzles, singing and embroidering.

Marie is survived by her children, Cheryl (Bob) Lane, Chatfield, Sheila (Roy) Erickson, Chatfield, Candace (Michael) Miller, Wilmington, N.C., Jean (Joel) Dahlen, Hayfield, Jane (Dale) Schlichting, Hayfield, Eric (Cathy) Severson, Kasson, and Rodney (Cindy) Severson, Kasson; 19 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother, Jerry Amundson, Hayfield; sister, Theresa Swank, Austin; and sisters-in-law, Lois Burns and Karen Severson, both of Hayfield. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Victor, in 2006; and daughter, Christine, in 2011.

The funeral Mass was Friday, May 11, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church,  Hayfield, with Father Thomas Niehaus celebrating. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery in Hayfield. The family prefers memorials to Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Blessed be her memory.