William Peter Iversen
Date of Birth
November 20, 1939
Winside, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
May 21, 2021
Wahoo, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Thursday, May 27, 2021 ~ 2:00 p.m.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at Sunrise Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Military Honors by U.S. Air Force, American Legion #82 and VFW #4502

*The funeral will be live streamed on the Svoboda Funeral Home Facebook page.

Visitation Directions

Thursday, May 27, 2021 ~ 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church ~ Wahoo, Nebraska


In care of the family for future designation

William Peter Iversen, 81, of Wahoo, NE, entered into rest on Friday, May 21, 2021 at Saunders Medical Center LTC in Wahoo, NE.

He was born on November 20, 1939 in Winside, NE to Howard and Marian (Andersen) Iversen.  Bill started school at District 28 South and finished his elementary and high school education at Winside High School and graduated in 1957.  Bill served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 to 1965 and was stationed in France.  He married Genevieve “Jenny” Griese on July 20, 1969 in Sutton, NE.  The couple lived in Lincoln, Swedeburg and Wahoo.

Before going to the service, Bill worked for area farmers and drove milk truck for AMPI in Laurel, NE.  After the service, he started work in the U.S. Post Office in 1966 in Lincoln and then the post office in Wahoo, NE until 2000.  After retiring from the post office, Bill had many part time jobs in Wahoo and has been a bus driver for Wahoo Public Schools for 50 years.

Bill was very active in Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the American Legion Post #82.  Bill enjoyed spending time with his family and especially enjoyed going to all their sporting events.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Genevieve “Jenny”; sons, Jayson (Lora) and Jayme (Ashley) all of Wahoo; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sisters, Greta Grubbs of Lincoln, Nancy (Wayne) Krass of Lincoln and Tom Iversen of Lincoln; many nieces and nephews.

Condolences for William Peter Iversen
  1. Ron Hogg
    • May 21, 2021 - 1 month ago

    Our condolences for the loss of Bill. He was a friend of my father, Bob Hogg and known by the rest of the family. He will be missed.
    Ron & Terressa Hogg

  2. Roma Swanson Smith
    • May 21, 2021 - 1 month ago

    My sincerest sympathy to all 🙏

  3. Diane koranda
    • May 23, 2021 - 1 month ago

    So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. What a wonderful man. What great memories of Bill and Jenny we have as a family. Our thought and prayers are with the family. RIP Bill. Leonard and Margo Koranda.

  4. Vicki Haines
    • May 23, 2021 - 1 month ago

    Thinking of you.

  5. Jeanie Rath
    • May 23, 2021 - 1 month ago

    Sympathy to all.

    Jeanie (Griess) Rath

  6. Hilly and Doris Huber
    • May 23, 2021 - 1 month ago

    I was a 1958 classmate of Jenny and knew Bill through Jenny, he was a fun guy and will be missed. Our sympathy goes out to the family.

    Doris(Griess) Huber

  7. Kal Lausterer
    • May 24, 2021 - 1 month ago

    Deepest sympathies to the family!! Love and prayers, now and always!! Kal and Pam Lausterer

  8. Lana Krumpus
    • May 25, 2021 - 4 weeks ago

    My sympathies to Jason and Jamie and families. I will miss Bill’s smiling face and great sense of humor.

  9. Matt Richmond
    • May 27, 2021 - 4 weeks ago

    Bill was a great man. He was kind and quick with a laugh, and I will remember him fondly! My deepest condolences to the entire family.

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