Albert (Bert) Francis Sievertson, 95, died on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at Red Oak Residence of North Bend, with his son at his side.
Albert was born on November 20, 1925 in Wheeling, WV to Percy and Ruth (Dias) Sievertson. His family moved to Los Angeles, CA where he and his only brother Arley, were raised and attended school. Joining the service at 17, Albert served the Navy during WWII. He also used his carpentry skills on the ship as the streamliner was transitioned to a ship to deliver troops. He was at the Battle of Tarawa on his 18th birthday, and many other theaters in the South Pacific including Guadalcanal & Iwo Jima during WWII. Following the war, he returned to Highland Park of LA, worked for a furniture company, and completed his GED. He then moved to Seattle. On May 14, 1948, he married Betty Larson, and together they had one son Jeffery, they made their home in Rainier Valley. In Seattle, Albert worked in the upholstery industry. In 1980, they moved to North Bend and he worked as a custodian for the Sno- qualmie Valley School Dist., retiring in 1988. As an Eagle Scout himself, Bert was assistant leader for Boy Scout Troup 233 at Bethlehem Lutheran in Seattle for many years. Albert and Betty were long-time members of Bethlehem Lutheran and Mount Si Lutheran Church. He was an avid hiker and gardener. A one-of-a-kind person, Albert was a very honest, humble, and faithful man, he worked hard and was a good friend to many. He is much loved and missed.
Preceded in death by his parents, his wife Betty of 53 years, brother Arley, his daugh- ter-in-law Linda Sievertson and niece Suzie McCamey.
He is survived by his son Jeffery (Nor- een) Sievertson of Kingston, WA; Granddaughter Court- ney Sievertson (Jessica Creager) and Grandson Christian Sievertson (Kelly). Great Grandchildren Grayson and Cora Sievertson. Nieces and nephews – Karen Cotterman, Mark Sievertson, Suzanne Tate, and Douglas Sievertson. Bob McCamey Jr., Lee Larson, Laura Larson, Mark Larson, and many grand nieces and nephews.
Blessed be the memory of Albert Francis Sievertson
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1pm, Saturday, July 17th, 2021, at the Bethany Lutheran Church on Bainbridge Island, WA.