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Harvey

Harvey "Bud" Avery

Thursday, March 8th, 1928 - Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Obituary

Harvey Dale “Bud” Avery, 91, of Dubuque, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2019 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 3, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1425 Iowa St. Msgr. Thomas Toale will officiate. Interment will be in Linwood Cemetery, with military honors accorded by the American Legion Post #6. Friends may greet the family from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 2, at Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 John F. Kennedy Rd., where there will be a prayer service at 6:30 p.m.

Harvey was born March 8, 1928 in Dubuque, the son of Charles and Martha (Bergman) Avery. He attended school at Jackson, Washington Jr., and Dubuque Senior High. Harvey joined the U.S. Navy during WWII. During his time in the Navy, Harvey served on the aircraft carrier USS Philippine Sea, which was the flagship for Admiral Byrd’s High Jump expedition to the South Pole in 1947. Following his honorable discharge, he married Mary Heinz on November 26, 1949 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Dubuque.

He managed the Fischer Skelly Gas Station on 4th and Locust for 10 years, and went on to employment at John Deere Dubuque Works for 25 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of the UAW #94 and the American Legion Post #6. Harvey was an avid bowler for over 50 years, and was a stalwart Green Bay Packer fan. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church for 60 years, where he served as head usher. Harvey was COB Emeritus of the Avery Foundation, which was founded in 2017 to help cancer patients.

Harvey is survived by his wife, Mary, of Dubuque; six children, Catherine St. Jean of St. Augustine, FL, Charles (Cindy) of Minneapolis, MN, Michael (Donna) of North Attleboro, MA, Thomas (Jackie) of Maquoketa, IA, Robert (Jenna) of Cooperstown, NY, and Ronald of Dubuque; 10 grandsons, Jordan, Matthew, Christopher, Benjamin, Lakota, Isaac, Jackson, Tyler, Brandon, and Cody; two granddaughters, Olivia and Alexandria; two great granddaughters; two great grandsons; six step-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Joyce Thilmany and Viola Avery, both of Dubuque.

He was preceded in death by his daughter Julie in 1982, his son James in 2015, and his grandson, Nate in 2005; his parents; five brothers; and four sisters.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Avery Foundation, www.averyfndtn.org.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Prayer service at 6:30 p.m.
  • Mass

    Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Patrick's Catholic Church
    Address
    1425 Iowa Street
    DUBUQUE, IA
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    Officiant
    Thomas Toale
  • Interment

    Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 |
    When
    Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
    Location
    Linwood Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available

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Cheryl Hogan

Posted at 09:35pm
May you rest in God's heavenly care, Bud. Please know that we are keeping the Avery family in prayer as you grieve the loss of Harvey, The Holy Spirit, the Comforter will be present to hold you all in God's heavenly presence. Rest in peace, Harvey. We will miss your welcoming smile.
Lloyd and Cheryl Hogan
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Juanita

Posted at 03:22pm
At this sorrowful period in your life, please accept my sincerest condolences for the death of your loved one.  Reflecting on the divine promises found in the Bible will give you hope and strength to keep going until all of God's promises are fulfilled. (Romans 15:13; John 5:28, 29).
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