Robert C. Iverson, age 79, of Hudson, WI, passed away March 8, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born December 24, 1933 in Cushing, WI; the son of Clinton Valentine and Olga Camilla (Jensen) Iverson. He graduated from Hudson High School, the class of 1952. After High School, he joined the National Guard. Robert was united in marriage on June 21, 1954 to Gail Breault. Their marriage was blessed with 4 children: Debi, Lowell, Bobbi and David. Robert worked as a railroad switchman for the Milwaukee Railroad; until his retirement in 1987.
Outside of work, Robert was a true outdoorsman; who loved feeding the birds, gardening, hunting, fishing and boating. Robert also took pleasure in working on cars, playing checkers and spending time at the family cabins. He was an avid Green Bay Packer and Johnny Cash fan. Most important to Robert, was his family. He cherished his time with his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Robert loved life and helping out others, his generous heart and loving spirit will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Gail; his children: Debi Erickson, Lowell Iverson, Bobbi Likes and David Iverson; 10 grandchildren: Ashley (Jason) Jordan, Brad & Grady Erickson, Anthony Iverson, Kelsey (Ema) Marchisio, Charlie Iverson, Meghan & Robbie Likes, Olivia and Sofi Iverson; 3 great grandchildren: Liliana, Mateo and Boze; brothers, Ronald (Diane), Clayton (Pat) and Ken (Sherry); sister, Lavonne (Roger) Swanson; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clinton Valentine “Happy” and Olga Iverson; and brother William “Billy.”
Visitation will be held 5:00 – 8:00 PM Thursday, March 14 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson, and one hour prior to service at church. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, March 15 at Bethel Lutheran Church, 920 Third St., Hudson, with Pastor Bob Bipes officiating. Interment will take place at Willow River Cemetery. Robert’s grandchildren will be assisting as pallbearers. Funeral services have been entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson (715) 386-3725.