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Corinne Severtson

March 6, 1937 April 27, 2019
Corinne Severtson
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Corinne Severtson, age 82, of Eden Prairie, MN, formerly of Canby, MN passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Victoria Care Center in Victoria, MN. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 3, 2019 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Canby, MN. Burial will be at St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Canby, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the Church. The Houseman Funeral Home in Canby is entrusted with the arrangements.

Corinne Inez Severtson was born March 6, 1937 in Gary, SD, the daughter of Gerald and Hazel (Hodgson) Cummings. Corinne married Luther Severtson in June of 1962, the couple made their first home in Colorado Springs, CO during Luther’s final months of military service, they then moved to Canby, Minnesota where they were both teachers. They were blessed with two children and were active in many areas the community and their church. Corinne always made sure the family pets were well-loved members of the family.

Corinne attended General Beadle State Teachers College (now Dakota State University) where a scholarship is endowed in her name. She did her graduate work at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD. Corinne taught in Marshall and Canby schools for 38 years, working with students of a variety of ages. She especially enjoyed teaching children with learning disabilities who held a special place in her heart. After retirement, Corinne made a point of traveling, visiting several countries.

In recent years, Corinne moved to Eden Prairie, MN living at Summit Place where she stayed busy as a member of Hilltop Church. Corinne always loved creative pursuits, trying her hand at numerous arts and crafts over the years. Family and friends received many handmade gifts over the years. Her cards were especially appreciated by her friends at Summit Place. Corinne was known to friends as Connie and will be missed.

Corinne is survived by her daughter, Cynthia (Martin) Walsh of Chaska, MN and son, Dorn (Tamara) Severtson of Cologne, MN. She is also survived by her five grandchildren, Annelise, Anders and Brandon Severtson, Luke and Marie Walsh and a host of family and friends.

Corinne was preceded in death by her parents and husband.


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Visitation

Friday

3

May

10:00 AM 5/3/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/3/2019 11:00:00 AM
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church

108 N. Haarfager Ave.
Canby, MN 56220

Our Saviour's Lutheran Church
108 N. Haarfager Ave. Canby 56220 MN
United States

Service

Friday

3

May

11:00 AM 5/3/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/3/2019 12:00:00 PM
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church

108 N. Haarfager Ave.
Canby, MN 56220

Our Saviour's Lutheran Church
108 N. Haarfager Ave. Canby 56220 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Stephen's Final Resting Place

Canby, MN 56220

Canby 56220 MN
United States
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