Iva Perry, 73, formerly of Brookings, died Feb. 18, 2002, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Mont., of an apparent heart attack.

She was born Aug. 10, 1928, in Mountain Home, Idaho, to Willard O. and Anna May Savage.

She moved to Brookings in 1961 and worked at various businesses in the Brookings area including Agnew Veneer, Green Door Cafe and Simonson Lumber Co. in Smith River.

In 1974 she moved to Ketchikan, Alaska, where she worked for the Alaska Ferry System as a crew steward until she retired in 1991. She lived in Washington until 2001 then moved to Missoula.

Mrs. Perry is survived by sons, Mike Perry of Tacoma, Wash.; Roger Perry of Sodaville; and Troy Perry; daughter, Lola Froehle of Gold Canyon, Ariz.

She is also survived by 10 grandchildren; Steve (Severns) Barger, Gold Canyon; Yvette (Severns) Olsen, Eugene, and Jeff (Severns) Barger of Harrisburg; six great-grandchildren and several nephews and nieces, including Martha Brown of Brookings.

Funeral services were held at Garden City Funeral Home in Missoula.

Cremation services took place following the service with a reception at the home of Troy and Sandy.