BERNIE - Robert Edward Sivert, 85, died April 20, 2007, at his home near Bernie.
Born Aug. 28, 1921, at Dexter, son of the late Charles and Elizabeth Harvey Sivert, he was a former foreman at I.X.L. Handle Factory at Bernie.
On Oct. 19, 1940, at Bloomfield, he married Dealie Verniece Eubanks, who preceded him in death on Aug. 25, 1993.
He was also preceded in death by one grandson, David Earl Sivert.
Survivors include: two sons, Robert E. Sivert of Elburn, Ill., and Rodger Barry Sivert of Bloomfield; two daughters, JoAnn Huffstutler of Pierson, Fla., and Janice Howard of Bernie; one sister, Dorothy Lowery of Puxico; and 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.