Joshua Daniel Severson, 33, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 18, 2021, in Redding, Calif.
Josh was a passionate young man with a great sense of humor and a heart full of love.
Josh was born in Fayetteville, N.C. He was baptized at Lake Whitewood Lutheran Church in rural Arlington, South Dakota, and he spent a lot of his childhood with his grandparents in Arlington. Josh also lived in Richmond, Va., and Clarksville, Tenn., before moving to Boerne, Texas, where he graduated from Boerne High School. He was enjoying living in northern California and his work at Ember Valley.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, LeRoy Severson.
Josh is survived by his father, Dan Severson (Elise) of Tennessee; his sister, Shannon Severson of Texas; his mother, Judy Goetz and half-sisters, Sarah and Laura Goetz of North Carolina and Denise Pennington of Colorado; his grandmother, Jackie Severson of Arlington, S.D.; his aunt, Dawn Bessman (Wayne) of Wentworth, S.D.; his uncle, Doug Severson (Sam) of Sioux Falls, S.D. and many cousins and their families. He is also survived by a special uncle and aunt, Dean and Jo Jenson of Kentucky, and by a great number of wonderful friends across the country.
A Memorial service will be held at Lake Whitewood Lutheran Church in rural Arlington, S.D., where Josh was baptized, on Sun., June 6, 2021, at 1 p.m.