|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1969|
|Death: ||Feb. 27, 2011|
CARY – Bart Iverson, 42, passed away Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at Centegra Hospital – McHenry after an incredibly courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family and cherished friends.
He was born Feb. 21, 1969, in Harvard, to Gordon and Barbara (Kuhl) Iverson. He graduated from Harvard High School in 1987. He was a proud Marine, serving his country from 1987-91, and a veteran of the Gulf War. He received an associates degree from McHenry County College and a bachelor's degree from University of Phoenix. The majority of his professional career was with Brake Parts in McHenry.
He was a true sports enthusiast. He played in the Harvard Boy's League, high school football, basketball, baseball and track. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, refereed high school football, and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan. He had a true love for golf, with a hole-in-one to show for it. He met his wife on the softball field and proposed on the golf course. They had a wonderful honeymoon snorkeling in Mexico. He enjoyed playing any and all sports with his children ranging from T-ball and soccer with his son to ice skating and swimming with his daughter.
He loved life, and he will be missed and forever loved.
He is survived by his wife, Lynne (Podpora); his children, Brooke, 6, and Brock, 3; his parents, Gordon and Jan Iverson; his brothers, Bret and Bill; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws; his best friend, Todd; and many other wonderful friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Kuhl; a brother, Marty Halverson; and cousins, Gunner Iverson, Jim Morris and Matt Hawley.
The visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 3, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, with a prayer service at 7:45 p.m. The visitation will continue from 10 a.m. Friday, March 4, until the 11 a.m. service at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 206 E. Front St., Harvard. Interment will be in Jerome Cemetery, Harvard. Military rites will be accorded.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Iverson Benefit Fund in care of the Harvard State Bank, or to the Centegra Sage Cancer Center in McHenry.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-0063.
Published in the Northwest Herald from March 1 to March 2, 2011
Gordon J Iverson (1929 - 2011)
Janice M Hawley Iverson (1941 - 2013)
Created by: Phyllis Wallington
Record added: Mar 02, 2011
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