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Obituary for Merlin N. Severson


Merlin N. Severson, 78, of Mindoro, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Pine View Care Center, Black River Falls. He was born October 9, 1941 in La Crosse to Melvin and Nina (Larson) Severson. He married Nancy Dahl on January 29, 1966. They had two children Steven and Cindy. He enjoyed tending his animals, being outdoors, auto racing, and football. He is survived by his one son, Steven (Gina) of Merrillan, two grandchildren; Nathan Severson of Milwaukee and Alicia (Brian Engel) Severson of Ripon, and four great grandchildren. Merlin was preceded in death by his parents (Melvin and Nina), wife (Nancy), daughter (Cindy), and dog (Lucky). Due to the current pandemic, private graveside services will be held at the Farmington Cemetery, Mindoro. To offer Merlin's family online condolences please visit the funeral homes website at www.jandtfredrickson.com. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, Jostad Chapel, West Salem, is assisting the family in their time of need. In lieu of flowers or other expressions of sympathy, memorials in Merlin's name can be directed to the Coulee Region Humane Society.