Obituary for Orval T. Severson

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Orval T. Severson, 95, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018. He was born August 20, 1923 in Hillsboro, Wi. Soon after moved to La Crosse. He was a WWII veteran, landing in Paris on his 21st birthday. Upon returning, he met and married Ferrol Basset, they had five children.
Orval worked at Trane Company for 38 years. He drove for RSVP until he turned 90 years old.
Orval is survived by his children; Donelda (Don) Weikert, Leonard Severson, Stan (Roxann) Severson, Gail (David) Hayek, and Roger Severson; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; and a sister, Karen Huff.
He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; four brothers; and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, October 15, 2018 at Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 1425 Jackson Street, La Crosse. Burial with Military Honors will be held at Mormon Coulee Memorial Park. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
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