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Doris L. Zimmerman Severson

Doris L. Zimmerman Severson

May 4, 2017

Doris Zimmerman Severson, 93, of Eau Claire passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Heritage Court.  She was born to Roy and Alice Blodgett.  She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church for many years.

She graduated from Eleva High School in 1942 and married Lloyd Zimmerman in October 1944.  They farmed in the Town of Washington until 1963 and then farmed in the Town of Pleasant Valley (near Cleghorn) until his death in 1977.  She married Orville Severson in 1982 and they lived on the farm until 2003 at which time they moved to Eau Claire.  Orville passed away in 2006.

She worked for over 50 years cleaning in people’s homes.  She also loved crocheting and embroidering pillowcases.  She had numerous houseplants and enjoyed yard work and flowers.  She was a Crossing Guard for several years for the Eau Claire School System.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her son (Gary), granddaughter Jody Lynn Geissler, and her two husbands.

She is survived by her daughter, Julie (Ron) Rausch, son, David (Lynda), grandson, Greg Geissler, great grandchildren, Victoria and Samantha, sister, Marjorie, brother, Dennis and many nieces and nephews.

The family would especially like to thank the staff at Heritage Court.  In particular, they would like to thank Nurse Jarita Shipley for her wonderful care and thoughtfulness.

Funeral service will take place 12 pm (noon), Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Cleghorn, E3720 County Road HH, Eleva, WI 54738, (corner of Highway 93 and County Road HH) with Pastor Timothy Moe officiating.  Visitation will take place at the church on Saturday from 10:30 am until the time of service.  Immediately following the service a lunch will be served at the church. Committal service will take place in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Eau Claire. 

Friends and family may offer condolences online at www.fullerspeckienhulke.com.

Fuller Speckien Hulke Funeral Home, 3209 Rudolph Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701 is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Visitation

Visitation will take place on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Cleghorn from 10:30 am until the time of service.

Service

Funeral service will take place at 12 pm on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Cleghorn with Pastor Timothy Moe officiating.