Eugene C. Severn, 91, of Postville, Iowa died Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society in Postville, Iowa. Eugene Charles was born July 16, 1928 to Francis and Edna Mae (Clark) Severn in Centralia, Iowa. He attended Postville Public School, graduating in 1946. Eugene joined and proudly served in the United States Army for a year and a half before continuing his education at the University of Iowa for three years. He then worked as a Draftsman for Collins Radio.
Eugene joined The United States Air Force in 1956, being stationed state side in North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Texas. He served overseas in France, Germany and Okinawa. Major Severn retired on August 1, 1974 and made his home in Levelland, Texas for many years before returning to Postville, Iowa. His interests included cars and airplanes.
Eugene is survived by his sister, Marilyn (Henry) Hemesath of Monona, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Francis and Edna Mae Severn; and his siblings, Ida Mae (Clifford) Olson and Allen (Karen) Severn.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 in the Chapel at Good Samaritan Society, Postville, Iowa with a visitation one hour before services at the Good Samaritan Society.
Inurnment will follow with Military Rites at Postville Cemetery, Postville, Iowa.
Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Postville, Iowa is helping the family with the arrangements.