Sidney (Sid) Iverson: July 31, 1933 – Aug. 18, 2018

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Sidney Iverson, 85, of Seattle, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on Aug. 18, 2018. Born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, he was graduated from Roosevelt High School and the University of Washington. A member of Sigma Chi fraternity, he majored in general studies and science in 1956 and 1958 and earned his master’s degree in education in 1975. He joined the National Guard in 1951 as a way to pay for college, attaining the rank of Major Adjutant. He taught science and math for the Bellevue School District 1958-1988. Sid and Marilyn Joy Iverson married in 1960 and moved to Bellevue to raise their family. Following retirement Sid and Joy moved to Whidbey Island.

Sid loved volunteering his time through local organizations, coaching youth soccer, serving as community club board member and representing his neighborhood water district. As a member of Sons of Norway, he helped found and organize Lodges in Bothell, Edmonds, on Mercer Island and Whidbey Island. In retirement he built his dream house and traveled to Norway.

Sid is survived by his wife Joy, Whidbey Island; Terri Iverson, Seattle; Scott Iverson and TeriAnn Davis, Whidbey Island. His family includes sisters-in-law Marli Iverson, Mercer Island; Karen Ocheltree (Gary), Spokane; cousin Nancy Iverson, San Francisco, Calif.; nephews Jans Iverson (Andrea), Mercer Island and Dane Iverson (Brandyn), Orinda, Calif.

Celebrate Sid’s life through a memorial donation in his name to Sons of Norway: Whidbey Island Nordic Lodge, 63 Jacobs Rd., Coupeville, WA 98239.

An announcement of a celebration of life service will follow. Family and friends are encouraged to share memories and condolences at www.whidbeymemorial.com

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