Mary Ellen Iverson
Mary Ellen Iverson
  • October 15, 1931 - September 29, 2017
  • Hot Springs, Arkansas

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Mary Ellen (Grue) Iverson passed away September 29th, 2017 at the age of 85. She was born in Webster, South Dakota on October 15, 1931, the only child of Clarence and Charlotte (Schilling) Grue. She was a graduate of Luther College, Decorah, Iowa with a Master's Degree from State University of New York in Potsdam, New York. Her husband of 54 years, Vernon C. Iverson, died in 2005. She moved to Hot Springs in 2006 and was a member of Women's Welcome Club, P.E.O. Chapter DD, several bridge groups, Garland County Republican Women and was an ESL tutor. At Prince of Peace Lutheran Church she served as an Assisting Minister and Lector.

In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by her brother in law, Sherman Iverson.

She is survived by four children: Mark (Kathleen), Hamburg, Arkansas, Paul (Barbara), Warner, New Hampshire, Ruth (L.M.) Jester, Atlanta, Texas, and Annemarie Iverson, New York City, 9 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and sister-in-law, Evelyn Iverson of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Visitation will be 11:00 A.M., on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church with funeral service to follow at 12:00 P.M. Burial will be in Concordia Lutheran Cemetery in Rosholt, Wisconsin.

Memorials may be given to the Iverson Scholarship at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa or to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.

Pallbearers will be grandsons Stephen Garrison, Nathan Iverson, Ben Iverson, Zach Iverson, Erik Iverson, Francesco Finali, and Giacomo Finali.