James I. Severn (AKA, “Elmer Fudd”) passed away at the age of 76. He has now moved to Heaven and is working for his Heavenly Father.
Jim was born on July 24, 1941 in Millington, MI in his grandmother’s bedroom. He is the son of Roland Severn who was killed in action on the island of Leyte during WWII.
He married Mary C. O’Neil of Levering on October 16, 1971 in Saginaw, MI.
Jim spent a total of 23 years with the US Navy. Jim retired from K-Mart after 14 years of service. He loved gospel and country western music. Jim loved teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ to children and teens. Whenever there was a need for any type of assistance, Jim was always the first one to give help.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from the Gaylord Church of Christ with Pastor Mark Sherfield officiating.
Memorial contributions in Jim’s honor may be made to the Gaylord Church of Christ, P.O. Box 894, Gaylord, MI 49734.
Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Service, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.