Everett Iverson

Monday, November 25, 2002

Everett C. Iverson, age 89, of Storm Lake and a life-long Buena Vista County farmer, died Wednesday, November 20, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 23rd at 2 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake with the Reverend Duane Queen officiating. Burial will be in the Storm Lake Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 12 noon until time of the service on Saturday.

Everett C. Iverson was born January 21, 1913 in Elk Township, Buena Vista County, Iowa the son of Alfred and Mae (Petersen) Iverson. He attended Fairview School north of Alta.

On October 1, 1940 in Fort Dodge, Everett was married to Ida Elizabeth Fuller the daughter of Wilbur and Beulah (Mudge) Fuller. The couple farmed in Washington and Hayes townships in Buena Vista County. They retired and moved to Storm Lake in 1962. Elizabeth died on October 22, 1993.

Everett was a member of the Elk Baptist Church in rural Alta until transferring his membership to First Baptist Church in Storm Lake in 1936. He was an active member of the church and served on several committees and was a trustee and deacon.

In addition to farming he was employed by Clint Horlacher in the seed corn business and also worked at the Truesdale Elevator where he was on the board of directors for eight years. He was a long-time member of the Storm Lake Elks Lodge.

Everett always enjoyed visiting and being with family and friends and keeping up with the achievements of his nieces and nephews. He greatest joy came in making people laugh and always seemed to have an "appropriate" story to tell.

He is survived by two sisters, Mildred Carlson of Newell and Lois Movall of Storm Lake; his nieces and nephews, Marlene and John Massop, Storm Lake, Gaylen Carlson of Placentia, CA, Edward and Christine Movall of Milwaukee, Wis., and Keith and Nancy Movall of Newell. Also surviving are several great nieces and nephews and his close friend, Maxine Brown of Storm Lake.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a sister Margaret Mohr and her husband John and his brothers-in-law, Richard Carlson and Frank Movall.