Eleanore L. Severt
Eleanore L. Severt, 99, Marshfield, passed away on Saturday, July 20,
2019 at Atrium Post Acute Care, Marshfield.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, July 29, 2019 at Rembs
Funeral Home, Marshfield, where the visitation will be from 10:00 am until
service time. Rev. Gary Albert will officiate. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran
Cemetery, Town of Auburndale, Wood County.
Eleanor was born on October 3, 1919 in the Town of Marshfield, Wood County,
the daughter of Louis and Ida (Witt) Wendt. She attended Evergreen Hill School in
the Town of Marshfield, Immanuel Lutheran School, Marshfield, and Marshfield
Public Schools. She was united in marriage to Herbert O. Severt on August 10,
1947 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Marshfield. He died on January 13, 1990.
Eleanore had been employed at F.W. Woolworth Company, Marshfield, for 25
years and at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield for 8 years, retiring in 1989.
She was a life time member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, where she was
baptized, confirmed and married, the Ladies Aid of which she served as president,
a charter member of the Women’s Guild of which she served as treasurer, a
member of the Memorial Committee and the Board of Finance and was a money
counter. She also sang in the church choir for many years, was a solo singer and
sang for many funerals.
She is survived by a daughter, Suzanne (Vince) Flood of Evanston, IL and a son,
Robert (Cindy) Severt of Madison. She is also survived by 2 grandchildren, Abigail
(Paul) Nelson and Elizabeth Flood.
She is further survived by special friends, Bruce and Sharon Jensema and many
nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother, Edward
Wendt and a sister, Martha Meihack.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be designated in her name to the charity of the
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com