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Scott Severson dies at age 55

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Scott A. Severson, age 55 of Westville, Ind., passed away Friday, February 3, 2012.

He was born on November 13, 1956 in East Chicago, Ind., to LaDu Severson who preceded him in death and Yolanda Berczely Severson who survives in Lowell, Ind.

On May 24, 1985 he married Mary Gans Severson who preceded him in death on June 25, 2011.

He is survived by his sons Eric (Jody) Severson of Portage and John Severson of Westville, and grandchildren Jeffrey and Jordyn.

Also surviving are his sister Denise Kersey of Bedford, Ind., brother-in-law Charles (Suzanne) Gans of Plano, Texas and nieces and nephews Damon, Dillion and Dana Kersey and Thomas and Christian Gans.

Scott worked at American Fabricators in Hammond and was a member of The Ironworkers Union Local 473. He belonged to the Mastiff Club of America and the American Kennel Club.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, February 9, 2012 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 101 N. Church St., Otis, Ind. at 10:00 a.m. with Father Andrew Corona officiating.

Burial will be in the Pinhook Cemetery, LaPorte County.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St. Chesterton, Ind. A Prayer Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

For more information please call 219-926-1309.


Posted 2/7/2012