John Fredrick Severtson passed away Thursday December 15th peacefully in his home surrounded by his family and friends.  A funeral service will be held at Trinity Lutheran in Albert Lea on Tuesday December 20th at 10:30.  A visitation will be held on Monday December 19th from 5-7 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home along with an hour before the service at the church.  Immediately following the burial at Graceland Cemetery, there will be a celebration for John held at the Albert Lea American Legion.