Chesterton Tribune

Paul E. Severs dies at 78

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Paul E. Severs, 78, of Valparaiso, formerly of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007 in Valparaiso. He was 78.

He was born April 16, 1928 in Elgin, Ill., the son of the late Perry and Ruby (Epperson) Severs.

He is survived by his wife, Frances, of Valparaiso; a son Steve Severs of Phoenix, Ariz.; a daughter Susan Dougherty Grainger of Valparaiso; four grandchildren, Shelley Mikszah, Scott Severs, Laura Saldana and John Dougherty; five great-grandchildren and one sister, Fern Dorothy of Dubuque, Iowa.

He was a member of the Westchester Evangelical Free Church.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Westchester Evangelical Free Church, 4919 Aurora, Des Moines with visitation one hour prior to service. Interment is in Resthaven Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the Parkinsonís Foundation.

Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton.


Posted 2/8/2007