Ivan Otto Sevrey

Turner, Michigan
January 11, 1927 - March 29, 2019

Visitations

Visitation for Ivan will take place from 6-8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Riverside Mennonite Church, 3620 Twining Road, Turner, Michigan 48765.

Service Location

Riverside Mennonite Church

Services

Funeral ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. (in state 1 p.m.) Friday, April 5, 2019 at Riverside Mennonite Church, 3620 Twining Road, Turner, Michigan 48765. Pastors Ron and Lyle Swartz will officiate with interment to follow in Sims~Whitney Township Cemetery in Au Gres, Michigan.

Obituary Notice

Ivan Otto Sevrey, age 92, of Turner, Michigan passed away Friday morning, March 29, 2019 at Medilodge of Tawas City.
Ivan was born January 11, 1927 to the late Edward and Esther (Baker) Sevrey.
He married the former Nina M. Reynolds on September 19,1953 and together they raised three children, David, Donna and Judy.
Ivan enjoyed farming, his fruit trees and hunting. He worked for Nixon Farms of AuGres and groundskeeping with Marion Dittenbir. He was a member of Riverside Mennonite Church.
Ivan is survived by his children, David Sevrey of East Tawas, Donna Sevrey of Bay City and Judy (Galien) McClellan of Warren, grandsons Charles and Joshua McClellan, Peggy and Dale Sevrey; great granddaughter, Sierra Deshong. Also good friends, Lyle (Fern) Swartz of Tawas City and his friends at Riverside.
In addition to his parents, Ivan was preceded in death by his wife, Nina on May 29, 2005; siblings, Edwin, George, and Lulu Sevrey.
Ivan was universally loved by the nursing staff and residents at the different facilities where he lived. He was nicknamed “the Sheriff” because he wanted to make sure everyone was “OK”.
He became a believer in his senior years, was baptized and knew he was forgiven and on his way to heaven.
Visitation for Ivan will take place 6-8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Riverside Mennonite Church, 3620 Twining Road, (rural Turner, MI). The Funeral will take place 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019 at Riverside Mennonite Church. Pastor Ron Swartz and Lyle Swartz will officiate. Interment will follow in Sims-Whitney Township Cemetery in Au Gres, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Riverside Mennonite Church. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com

Memorials

Riverside Mennonite Church
3620 Twining Road
Turner, Michigan 48765

Cemetery

Sims~Whitney Township Cemetery

Condolences

Hope you are doing better grandpa and that now you are with grandma you will be missed and loved

Love your grandson - Charles McClellan
— Charles McClellan
Hope you are doing good up thier in heaven with Grandma I miss you and love you grandpa. You will be missed and God bless you

Your Grandson - Charles McClellan
— Charles McClellan

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