Irvan

May 16, 1930 ~ February 9, 2022

Born in: Vincennes, IN
Resided in: Vincennes, IN

Irvan Sievers, 91, passed away at his residence on February 9, 2022. Irvan was born on May 16, 1930, in Vincennes and he was the son of Lester and Mary (Hess) Sievers. Irvan married Joy Ann Bateman and she preceded him in death and then he married Mary Louise Williams and she preceded him in death.

Irvan was a telephone repair technician for Indiana Bell, AT & T and he retired from Lucent Technologies. He served his country in the US Army and was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Irvan was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post # 73 where he had been past commander, and a lifetime member of the VFW, the Moose Lodge, Vincennes Eagles # 384 and the Knights of Columbus. In Irvan’s spare time he enjoyed gardening, puzzles, and playing games on his tablet. He was also a huge IU, Colts and Cardinal fan.

Survivors include his sons, Tim Sievers of Evansville, Dave Sievers of Bruceville; his step-son, Fred Steele and his wife Carol of Vincennes; his siblings, Joe Sievers of Newton, IL, Larry Sievers of Minneapolis, MN, Steve Sievers of Birmingham, AL, Mary Jane Sievers of Martinsville, IN, Hilda Woodfork of Bloomington, IN; thirteen grandchildren and several great and great great grandchildren. Irvan was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Joy Ann Sievers, his second wife, Mary Louise Sievers, his son, Scott Sievers, and his step-son, Steve Steele.

Friends may visit with Irvan’s family from 5-8 pm on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at St. John Catholic Church, 803 Main St., Vincennes, IN 47591. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at St. John Catholic Church with Rev. Tony Ernst officiating. Irvan will be laid to rest in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Online memories may be shared with Irvan’s family and friends at www.goodwinsievers.com. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is privileged and honored to be entrusted with the care of Irvan.

Services

Visitation: February 15, 2022 5:00 pm - February 15, 2022 8:00 pm

St. John's Catholic Church
803 Main Street
Vincennes, IN 47591


Mass of Christian Burial: February 16, 2022 10:00 am

St. John's Catholic Church
803 Main Street
Vincennes, IN 47591


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  1. Prayers for all of the family for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during a this difficult time.

  2. To Fred and family so truly sorry to hear about your dad passing . He was truly a wonderful man. He always had a smile on his face and never knew a stranger . He will be missed by everyone whose lives he touched over the years including ours. It was an honor and privilege to have known him . You have our sympathy and prayers . May GOD bless

  3. So very sorry for your loss. Irvan always made me feel welcome. He was the kindest, soft spoken man that loved his family and life. He will truly be missed. Love you all.

  4. Was very sorry to hear about Irvin’s passing. He was my cousin, we use to live across the street from each other in Vincennes. We shared many laughs & lots of good memories. He was a kind man, always there for you if needed. He will be missed. Our prayers, love, and caring thoughts are with you all.

  5. A kinder and more gentle man I have ever known!His soft spoken words resonate within me.He was a man of gifted and helping hands.Humble and wise shined in his eyes.A man of manners,principal,and etiquette.Solid citizen,soldier to his country.A man worthy of emulation!He came to me by way of his wife and my mother in law Mary Sievers and through my wife Becki (Cooper)Rozhon his step daughter.IWe are forever grateful!He always ended our conversations with “I love you.”Prayers up!

  6. When IRVAN and my mother, Mary married, IRVAN said to me, “Now I have the daughter I never had!” He told me that frequently. IRVAN and I were close, we spoke on the phone frequently. He always ended every conversation with, “I love you” before I ever did. He loved me sending him homemade Carmel corn, cookies and granola. I am so blessed to have had this kind, intelligent, incredibly knowledgeable, honest, upright and loving human being in my life. Thank you Dad.

  7. Fred, Tim and Dave,

    Sorry to hear about your Dads passing. He was a very good Uncle and his memories will be something I will cherish forever. But most of all his smile and laugh. Love Becky and Family

  8. Irvan had a great family and we had some of the best times with Tim,Dave,Scott and everyone. Alot of great memories. Think of you all the time. Pat and Danny.

  9. Fred, Tim and Dave,

    I am so sad to hear of the passing of your Dad. We had some wonderful conversations about many things. And even more during and after Scott moved back. My heartfelt condolences on his passing to each of you, and your families.

  10. Our Sincere sympathy for Irvan’s family. We were great friends with Irvan during his time here in Okeechobee, Florida. Stopped by his house one year on our way to Florida from Logansport, Indiana. We tried to call him and keep in touch. We called today, and an operator said his phone had been disconnected, and we thought something may have happened, so we googled his obituary. Irvan was a fine gentleman, and he loved to dance❤ We enjoyed his company on many occasions during our time together. He is missed by many down here in Okee. We’d see him at church on Sunday, and he loved having breakfast at the Buckhead Moose on his way to church. We have many great memories. Prayers for our friend ♥️ and his family.

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