Roger M. Severson

January 17, 1952 ~ July 28, 2013

Roger M. Severson, 61, of Vancouver, WA passed away July 28, 2013 at Peacehealth Medical Center.
Roger had served in the Army during the Vietnam War, stationed in Korea as a mechanic.
He had a great love of cars and had been employed at several auto body shops in Vancouver over the years, most recently at Brady's Auto Body.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Frances; brother, Richard; and his stepson, T.J.
He leaves behind his son, Roger of Sacramento, CA; brothers, Russell (Lois) of Vancouver, Gerald of Longview, WA; sisters, Sandra Deary (John) of Palm Desert, CA, Rose Mary Holland (Ronnie), also of Palm Desert; stepdaughters, Tina Fortner (Doug) of Missoula, MT, Raquel Bensene of Portland, OR; and several grandchildren, nephews and nieces.
Graveside service will be held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens on August 5, 2013, at 3:00 p.m.. There will be a celebration of life at his brother Russell's home, 1319 NE 63rd St., Vancouver. Please call 695-9078 for directions.
Please sign his guestbook at

Published in The Columbian on Aug. 4, 2013