Dennis D. Severson, Janesville (1948 - 2012)
March 5, 1948 - October 16, 2012
Dennis D. Severson, age 64, of Janesville, died on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at home. He was born in Whitehall, WI, on March 5, 1948, the son of Clarion and Betty (Waller) Severson. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam, and received the Purple Heart. Dennis married Marie H. Benzie in Trinity Episcopal Church on June 10, 1974. He had been employed by JATCO. Dennis was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, UAW Local 95, and a life member of the Marine Corps League, VFW, D.A.V., and the American Legion. He was an avid camper, and enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Dennis is survived by his wife, Marie Severson; three sons: Todd (Darcy) Severson, Peter Severson and Aaron Severson, all of Janesville; three grandchildren: Jesse, Leena and Owen; mother, Betty Severson of Janesville; and one sister, Renae (Bruce) Rockenfield of Charlotte, NC. He was preceded in death by his father, Clarion Severson.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at ST. PETER’S LUTHERAN CHURCH with Rev. Bruce Gray officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 until 7 p.m. in the Cross & Crown Room in ST. PETER’S LUTHERAN CHURCH. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com