Obit: Lynn Sievers


Lynn Ann Sievers, 80, of Stockton died Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at Genesis Health System East Campus, Davenport. Private funeral service will be held at Bentley Funeral Home, Durant. Interment will take place in Dixon Cemetery, Iowa. Online condolences may be left at

Lynn was born in Davenport, Iowa on Sept. 15, 1940, the daughter of Allen and Anita (Mumm) Lahl. She graduated from Durant High School. Lynn married Donavon L. Sievers on March 14, 1959 in Davenport. Donavon preceded her in death on Aug. 25, 2011.

Lynn worked at Liberty Trust & Savings Bank in Durant. She was a dedicated mother, wife and grandmother. She worked alongside her husband on the family farm in rural Stockton. In her younger years, Lynn and Donavon enjoyed dancing and playing cards, especially Sheephead. Lynn enjoyed attending county and state fairs to watch her family showing livestock. In recent years, Lynn treasured going to dinner with friends and going to the casino.

Lynn is survived and lovingly remembered by her daughter, Kristy (John) Buhl of Eldridge; son, Lonny (Diane) Sievers of Dixon; three grandchildren, Amber (Jason) Struxness of Woodworth, North Dakota, Justin (Hailey) Speth of Stockton, and Brittany (Eric) Hoffmann of Dixon; eight great-grandchildren, Mason, Gavin, Grant, Olivia, Cale, Kynlee, Owen, and Gentry; sisters, Vicki (Dave) Porth of East Moline, Sharon Lahl of Bradenton, Florida, Sally Bruce of Blue Grass, and Denise (Michael) Adams of University Park, Florida; and a step-brother, Rick (Linda) Ryan of Welton, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donavon and grandson, Blake Sievers.

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