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Bruce Alan Severson

July 29, 1955 ~ February 6, 2024 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Bruce Severson Obituary

Bruce Alan Severson, 68, of Mondovi, WI died Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, WI. He was born July 29, 1955 in Independence, WI; son of John and Donna (Nelson) Severson.

He graduated from Gilmanton High School. Following high school he joined the United States Army. Bruce served eighteen years, sixteen of them in Germany. Bruce was a staff sergeant and also taught new, arriving soldiers, basic German as he taught himself German, and he became a certified translator. He received seven awards and medals for his military service. He was also a combat veteran from Panama.

Bruce was very involved in the Gilmanton Legion. He was a Veteran’s Service Officer for ten years.

He enjoyed watching sports and was a jokester who enjoyed making people smile. He also enjoyed going out to lunch with friends and family as well as family outings. He enjoyed country western music like his dad and uncles. He was the most proud of his children and military service.

He is survived by his very special friend, Asha Sen; daughter, Amanda Severson of Eau Claire, WI; son, Jason Severson of Germany; seven grandchildren, Horst, David “DJ”, Joey, Leon, Alisha, Ashley and Amor; sister, Becky (Ed) Bauer of Mondovi; brother John (Julie) Severson of Arcadia; nieces and nephews; Seth, Scott, Derrick, Kyle, Nick, Victoria, Aundrea and John.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Donna (Nelson) Severson; infant sister, Kathryn Severson; daughter, Michelle Severson and son, Ricky Severson.

A private graveside service with Military Honors will be at Julson Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be Saturday, February 24, 2024 at the Gilmanton American Legion Hall from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

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Services

Celebration of Life
Saturday
February 24, 2024

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Gilmanton American Legion Hall (Gilmanton)

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