Arthur S. 'Art' Severson, age 95 of Duluth and Tucson, Arizona passed away peacefully with family by his side on February 2, 2020. Preceded in death by parents, Marie and Siguard: beloved wife of 63 years, Viola: and son, David. Survived by daughter, Laura Dobosenski (Tom): son, Mark (Kathy): and daughter-in-law, MaryBeth (David): 7 grandchildren, Aaron & Andrea Dobosenski, Christina, Holly, & Jake Severson, Dawn Christenson, & Christopher Klister: 13 great-grandchildren: and 1 great-great grandchild & other relatives.
Art served in WWII from 1943-1945 as an Army Air Force P-47 fighter pilot stationed in Belgium. After the war, he graduated from St. John’s University. He married the love of his life, Viola Weiland, on June 25, 1949. After retiring from Minnesota Power, Art and Vi moved to Tucson, Arizona where together they enjoyed the abundant sunshine.
Private Mass of Christian Burial and interment will be held for family members on Friday, August 28. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E 2nd St., Duluth MN, 218-727-3555