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Obituary for Robert Charles Iverson

Robert Charles Iverson, age 95 of Bear Lake died Thursday, August 25, 2022, at his home.

He was born on March 27, 1927, in Arcadia, Michigan the son of the late Charles Clifford & Clara Josephine (Letteau) Iverson. He was a graduate of Arcadia High School Class of 1945. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the United States Army Air Force with the 1st Artic Search & Rescue in Greenland. He married June Alice Carlson on April 23, 1949, in Scottville. They resided in Bear Lake and spent numerous winters in Gulf Shores, Alabama. June preceded him death on August 17, 2018.

Robert was a lifetime builder in northern Manistee County. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Arcadia where he also had served as an elder. He also was a member of the Bear Lake Lions Club, the Bear Creek Rod & Gun Club, and the Country Highlands Golf Course. A local historian, he was a valued resource for the Arcadia & Bear Lake Historical Museums. He was an avid reader and also enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his children; Janet (Gary) Levandoski of Midland, MI, Deborah Suess of Manistee, Charles Iverson of Bear Lake, Phillip (Frances Sanchez) Iverson of San Antonio, TX, and Mark (Jeannette) Iverson of Mokena, IL. Also surviving are twelve grandchildren; Lisa (Jim) Sylvia, Katie (Klay) Northrup, Matthew (Elsie) Levandoski, Eric (Fallon) Iverson, Paige Iverson, Candice (Rob) Swander, Sara Iverson, Jennifer (Arthur) Fraly, Lorne Peabody, Wendy (Brian) Priddle, Patty Peabody and Ryan Peabody, twenty-five great grandchildren; Everit, Fairis, & Fable Iverson, Madison & Samantha Swander, Lilly, Charlie, & AJ Fraly, Stephen & Bradley Priddle, Amber (Joe) Nugent, Rachael, & Nathan Peabody, Kyle Mantych, Kaitlyn Peabody, Zachary, Elliana, & Isabelle Sylvia, Alex, Noah, Tyler, & Klebear Northrup, Ava June, Megan & Caleb Levandoski, nieces and nephews; Jerrold (Marilyn) Johnson, Judy (Robert) Babcock, Barbara (Rick) Farsing, Tana (David) Pavesic, Polly (Craig) Larson, Lori Nevel, Joyce (Mike) Della Pia, Marsha Gillispie, and special nephew and neighbor Steve Hansen, as well as many cousins in Sweden.

He was also preceded in death by son-in-law; Ronald Suess, daughter-in-law; Penny Iverson, 2 sisters & their husbands; Phyllis & Irvin Johnson and Elaine & Jack Hansen, and sister-in-law & her husband; Doris & Wally Matteson.

Memorial Services for Robert C. Iverson will be held Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 7:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Arcadia with Pastor Ryan Tinetti officiating. Interment with Military Honors will be in the Pleasanton Township Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Oak Grove Funeral & Cremation Center in Manistee on Wednesday evening August 31st from 6-8 PM and at the church on Thursday from 6:00 PM until time of service.

Memorials in Robert’s name may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church in Arcadia, the Arcadia or Bear Lake Historical Museums, or the American Cancer Society.

Please share a memory with the family at Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee.