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JOHN &Quot;JACK&Quot; HOLVERSON
John "Jack" Holverson, 82, of Mount Pleasant, Iowa, passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021, at his home.
Born June 19, 1938, in Illinois, Jack was the son of John O. and Rose (Dunn) Holverson. He graduated from Dakota High School in Dakota, Ill., in 1956. Jack served in the U.S. Army following high school. He worked for John Deere in Davenport for 29 years. Jack was united in marriage to Barbara Sloan on Jan. 2, 1965, in Dubuque, Iowa, until her passing in 1998.
On Aug. 21, 2004, Jack married Linda Snyder in West Liberty, Iowa. He had previously lived in DeWitt. Jack and Linda lived in West Liberty and Trenton prior to making their home in Mount Pleasant for the past 10 years. Jack enjoyed working in the yard, gardening, dancing, spending time with family and spending the winters in Arizona. He was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
Jack is survived by his wife, Linda of Mount Pleasant; two sons, Tim Holverson of Overland Park, Kan., and Todd (Lynn) Holverson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; three stepdaughters, Chris (Wendell) Whaley, Nancy (Dick) Watson and Tracy Snyder, all of Mount Pleasant; three grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; 12 stepgreat-grandchildren; and three brothers, Mike Holverson of Illinois, Pat Holverson of Minnesota and Dan Holverson of Washington.
Jack was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara; a brother, Jim; and sister, Judy.
Visitation will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, at Olson Powell Memorial Chapel with family present from 4 to 7 p.m. A Christian vigil service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m., Thursday, April 8, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Mount Pleasant Father Paul Connolly celebrant. The service will be livestreamed on Powell Funeral Home's Facebook page, Powell's website and St. Alphonsus YouTube page. Burial with military rites will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Dubuque at 2 p.m. Memorials may be directed to St. Alphonsus Catholic Church or the American Heart Association. Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralhomes.com.