Severance, Weld Co., Colorado
Founded in the late 19th century as an agricultural community, Severance remained primarily a small rural farming community based on the raising of cattle, sugar beets, potatoes, and onions. Growth began in the 1990s with construction of new residential subdivisions in the nearby rural areas of Weld County.
Volga Germans began settling in the area along with the development of the sugar beet industry.
The following Volga German families are known to have settled in and around Severance:
Asmus from Oberdorf
Brunner from Erlenbach
Felte from Grimm
Hettinger from Dietel
Lambrecht from Pfeifer
Meier / Meyer
Peppler from Hussenbach
Severance, Colorado (Wikipedia)