The Free Press, Mankato, MN

February 25, 2013

Dr. John Colvert


— Dr. John Colvert, 98, Mankato, died Saturday February 23, 2013, at Pathstone Living in Mankato.  Private services are pending.

  John was born July 6, 1914, to Sidney and Emma (Dobereiner) in Fluda, MN.  He served in the United States Army for 35 years.  After his serves in the Army, John earned his Ph.D. and worked as a college professor.

  John is survived by brother, Russell Covert of Sebastopol, CA; sister, Gloretta "Babe" Bergman of Fluda; nieces and nephews, Dale Bergman, Jan Ochsendorf, David Highum, Dick Highum, and many more; and special friends Mr. & Mrs. Tom Goetll, Mr. & Mrs. Dwight Yaeger, Chad Yaeger, Mr. & Mrs. Wendell Jahnke, and Mr. & Mrs. Jim Killen.

  He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Marjorie Highum; half-brother, Lester Kickel; and a niece.