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Kenneth M. Severson

October 3, 1919 ~ December 18, 2021 (age 102)


      Kenneth M. Severson, 102 years of Sturgeon Bay, formerly of the Town of Egg Harbor, was called home to Heaven Saturday evening, December 18, 2021, while at Pine Crest Village.

     He was born October 3, 1919, in Forestville, the son of Julius and Edith “Ida” (Mickelson) Severson. Ken graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1937. On September 28, 1968, he married Bernice Herbst at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in West Jacksonport. He loved to travel with Bernice. With his carpentry skills, many projects were created for family and friends. Ken enjoyed farming and talking about all aspects of it.

     Ken was a master carpenter and cabinet maker. He worked at Palmer Johnson Yachts, and built many homes, retiring in 1981. He retired from farming in 1966. He was a humble man, a wonderful husband to Bernice, and a man who loved the Lord.

     Survivors include his nieces and nephews and families, Steven Severson, Marsha Severson Boyer, Alice Rudolph Andrews, and Don (Donna) Rudolph and families, Constance (Jason) Vogel, Kristin (Andy) Conley and David Rudolph (significant other, Jacqueline Hilbert); three great-nieces, and one newborn great-nephew; the Herbst family, Mark (Sarah) Sawyer, Bert (Sara) Sawyer, Barbara (Mike) Lautenbach, Julie (Dan) Rehberg, Mary (Philip) Bley; great-nieces and nephews, Josh (Carissa) Sawyer, Nellie (Eric) DeJardin, Emilie (Pat) Nash, Joe (Megan) Sawyer, Christine (Paul) Pierquet, Casey (Kelly) Lautenbach, Megan Lautenbach, Leila (Gregory) Baiza, Jennifer (Dan) Vandenhouten, Robert (fiancé, Brittany) Zettel, Tim Rehberg, Kelly (Adam) Nelson, Sadie (Matt) Ash, Annie (James) Kapolnek, Andrew (fiancé, Trista) Bley, Lucy (Adam) Meinert, Sam Sawyer, Lilly Sawyer; 23 great-great-nieces and nephews.

     Preceding Ken in death were his parents; wife; brother, Walter (Alfredia) Severson, and sister, Thelma (Edgar) Rudolph.

     Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, December 23, 2021 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in West Jacksonport with Rev. Peter Lindemann officiating. Burial will follow at Zion Lutheran Cemetery.

     Friends may call Thursday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until 11:15 a.m.

     Memorials may be directed in his memory for Zion Lutheran School.

     Huehns Funeral Home, Inc. in Sturgeon Bay is assisting the Severson family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Kenneth may be shared with his family through his tribute page at

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December 23, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Zion Ev. Lutheran Church - West Jacksonport
6710 County Road T
Egg Harbor, WI 54209

Funeral Service
December 23, 2021

11:30 AM
Zion Ev. Lutheran Church - West Jacksonport
6710 County Road T
Egg Harbor, WI 54209


Zion Lutheran School
3937 County Road V, Egg Harbor WI 54209
Tel: 1-920-743-2325

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