Written by The Herald News
Ellamae Iverson, 76, of Culbertson, died Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at the Roosevelt Medical Center in Culbertson.
Ellamae, daughter of Roxa and Alfred Wagar, was born March 11, 1940, in Scobey. She graduated from high school in 1958. Early jobs included the courthouse, Randy’s and the Blue Moon. After marrying Eugene Severson, she moved to the ranch where they raised their six boys: Darryl, Ray, Danny, Eugene, Rick and Steven.
Eventually, she moved to Plentywood where she worked as a nurse’s aide at the hospital. It was there that she met Rodney Iverson, who was visiting his mother and uncle at the nursing home. After moving to Culbertson, she worked at the Culbertson School and the museum. She was a member of the Culbertson Museum, Northeast Montana Threshers and Trinity Lutheran Church.