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John "Jack" Severtson
May 18, 1927 ~ May 30, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old
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John “Jack” Severtson of Great Falls, Montana, passed away peacefully at Great Falls Hospital on May 30, 2023 at the age of 96 with his son at his side.
Jack was born May 18, 1927. He married Betty Fredricks in 1948. They had two children, Joy and Gary, and they later divorced. Jack married the love of his life, Bess, on June 18, 1971. They were married 44 years when Bess died.
Jack loved to fish and snowmachine. He was an especially talented musician and at age 95 was still entertaining at the local nursing homes, retirement centers, and the senior center in Great Falls playing his violin.
Jack met Mavis Hill in 2017 and they were constant loving companions until his death. They especially enjoyed going dancing and fishing. Special thanks to Mavis and her family for all their love and support the last six years.
Jack was proceeded in death by his loving wife Bess. He is survived by his family: Joy (Joe) Yelda of Idaho, Gary (Elaine) Severtson of Alaska, Kathleen (Gary) Bendlin of Colorado, Bonnie Filgo of Washington, Christine Jackson of Florida and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
To honor Jack’s wishes, cremation has taken place and no funeral services will be held. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.