Saveraid, Arthur

Arthur Joel Saveraid

April 14, 1933 - May 19, 2019

Arthur Joel Saveraid, age 86, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019.  Art was a loving father and grandfather, a devoted husband, and a consummate farmer and businessman.  

Born Friday, April 14, 1933, at home in Story City, Lafayette Township, Iowa, Art lived on a farm all of his life.  He was confirmed in 1946 at Palestine Lutheran Church in Huxley, Iowa, and graduated in 1951 from Huxley High School.  Art graduated from Iowa State University, attended Drake Law School, and raised his family on a 70-acre farm in Huxley, Iowa.

Art loved restoring tractors, making home-made ice cream, attending farm auctions, and spending time with his family.  

Art was preceded in death by his parents, J.O. Saveraid and Eva (Satterlee) Saveraid; brothers, Kenneth E.  Saveraid, Herbert D. Saveraid, and Paul J. Saveraid; daughter, Linda J. Saveraid; granddaughter, Chelsey M. Gentry; sister-in-law, Lorrie C. (Rullestad) Saveraid; niece, DeAnn L. (Saveraid) Shaffer; and nephews, Craig A. Saveraid and Michael D. Roberts.  

Survivors left to cherish his memory are his wife, Marilyn W. (Shearer) Saveraid; daughters, Cynthia S. Delavara, SherRee L. (Brad) Allen, Kristin K. (Darin) Kite, Julie A. (Ronald) Gentry, and Jill E. (Jeff) Karch; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Janet A. Roberts; sisters-in-law, Shirley M. (Blink Wilson) Saveraid and Katherine R. (Vespestad) Saveraid; and 11 nephews and nieces.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Palestine Lutheran Church Cemetery, Huxley, Iowa.

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I am sorry to hear about the passing of Art. Extending sympathies for all of Art's family. Cathy Raine, May 22, 2019 Jill and the entire Saveraid family, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May your fond memories with Art sustain you through this difficult time. Deb Karch, May 22, 2019 We want to express our sympathy to Art's family at this sad time. Lowell & Norma Elwick, May 21, 2019