Robert C. Iverson, 79Robert C. Iverson, age 79, of Hudson, Wis., passed away March 8 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Robert C. Iverson, age 79, of Hudson, Wis., passed away March 8 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Robert was born Dec. 24, 1933, in Cushing, Wis., the son of Clinton Valentine and Olga Camilla (Jensen) Iverson. He graduated from Hudson High School, class of 1952. After high school, he joined the National Guard. Robert was united in marriage on June 21, 1954, to Gail Breault. Their marriage was blessed with four children: Debi, Lowell, Bobbi, and David. Robert worked as a railroad switchman for the Milwaukee Railroad until his retirement in 1987.
Outside of work, Robert was a true outdoorsman who loved feeding the birds, gardening, hunting, fishing, and boating. Robert also took pleasure in working on cars, playing checkers, and spending time at the family cabins. He was an avid Green Bay Packers and Johnny Cash fan. Most important to Robert was his family. He cherished his time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Robert loved life and helping out others; his generous heart and loving spirit will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Gail; his children, Debi Erickson, Lowell Iverson, Bobbi Likes, and David Iverson; 10 grandchildren, Ashley (Jason) Jordan, Brad and Grady Erickson, Anthony Iverson, Kelsey (Ema) Marchisio, Charlie Iverson, Meghan and Robbie Likes, Olivia and Sofi Iverson; three great-grandchildren, Liliana, Mateo, and Boze; brothers Ronald (Diane), Clayton (Pat), and Ken (Sherry); sister, Lavonne (Roger) Swanson; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clinton Valentine "Happy" and Olga Iverson, and brother William "Billy."
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson, and 1 hour prior to service at church. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 15, at Bethel Lutheran Church, 920 Third St., Hudson, with Pastor Bob Bipes officiating. Interment will take place at Willow River Cemetery. Robert's grandchildren will be assisting as pallbearers.
Funeral services have been entrusted to the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson, 715-386-3725.
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