MILLER — DeWayne Emret Sivertsen, 93, died July 11, 2014, at the Prairie Good Samaritan Living Center in Miller.
Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. with an 8 p.m. prayer service, all at the First Presbyterian Church in Miller. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be at the Morningside Cemetery in Ree Heights.
DeWayne Sivertsen was born on Aug. 9, 1920, in Hand County, to Edwin and Jesse (Lott) Sivertsen. He graduated from Miller high school in 1939 and worked for neighboring farmers and the Triple A Farm Service. He was drafted into the Army in 1942.
He married Annie Ruth Lobban on Feb. 21, 1948.
He was an active member of the Ree Heights American Legion, Cedar Congregational Church and the First Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth; children, Judy (Galan) Wallman
of Miller, Garner (Sally) Sivertsen of Ree Heights, Joan Sivertsen of
Miller, Janice (Keith) Volek of Highmore, Robert Sivertsen of Olivet,
and Joyce (Lynn) Swaney of Farmington, N.M.; 15 grandchildren and 18
great-grandchildren; one brother, Marlow, “Eddie” of Minnesota and one
sister, LaVonne Kusser of Highmore; sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Sivertsen and Nellie Jager; brothers-in-law, James (Irene) Lobban and Alex (Leona)
Lobban; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin Sivertsen and Jesse (Lott) Sivertsen; infant sister, Shirley Ann Sivertsen; and brothers,Vernon Sivertsen, Wilmer Sivertsen and Leland Sivertsen.
Rembold Funeral Home of Saint Lawrence is in charge of arrangements.
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