Danny E. Severson, 65

    Richfield – Danny Edward Severson, 65, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday morning, August 20, 2017 at the Richfield Health Center, where he has resided since February of 2015.
    Memorial services were held on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Collins Funeral Chapel in Karlstad with Pastor Mark Helgeland officiating. Interment was held at Karlstad Cemetery. Military honors were accorded by the Karlstad American Legion Post #445.
    Danny Edward Severson, the son of Palmer and the late June (Hams) Severson, was born on Nov. 6, 1951, at Offutt Air Force Base at Omaha, NB. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and graduated from Karlstad High School in 1970.
    In 1973, Danny enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served 4 years prior to discharge in June of 1977. He worked at the Karlstad Memorial Hospital prior to attending  Northland Technical College in Thief River Falls and receiving his LPN degree.  He later earned his RN degree.
    Danny worked at Northwest Medical Center in Thief River Falls for several years and then at the Baudette Hospital for several years prior to moving to the Minneapolis area where he has since resided. Danny loved visiting with friends and family and also loved to dance and watch movies.
    Danny is survived by his father: Palmer Severson, of Colorado Springs, CO; one sister: Blinda Severson, also of Colorado Springs; one brother: Eddie (Deb), of Thief River Falls; 3 nieces: Amanda and Amber, both of Thief River Falls and Tiffany, Colorado Springs;  in addition to many cousins and other relatives.
    Danny was preceded in death by his mother, June;  paternal grandparents; maternal grandparents:; and one nephew: Jeremy Severson.