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LaVonne Slife


Hawarden, Iowa~ LaVonne R. Slife, 88, of Hawarden, Iowa passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Unity Point Health-St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hawarden, Iowa with Father Doug Klein officiating. Burial of the cremated remains will be in the Grace Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will begin at 6:00 p.m. Monday, with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The Porter Funeral Home in Hawarden is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to www.porterfuneralhomes.com.
LaVonne was born April 1st, 1927 in Remsen, Iowa to Frank and Barbara Beelner. LaVonne graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Remsen in 1944. She married her husband, Earl, in Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1953.
LaVonne was a devoted volunteer for the Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop and co- Citizen of the Year in 2002 for the city of Hawarden. She was an avid bridge player and golfer. LaVonne was also a long-time member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
She is survived by her five daughters: Pam (Chris) of Henderson, Nevada, Jeri (Bob) of Hawarden, Julie (Tom, deceased) of Rio Verde, Arizona, Cynthia (Steve) of Fair Oaks, California and Jane (Henry) of Blanchard, Oklahoma; ten grandchildren: Kristen, Jodie, Jamie, Jason, Bobbie, Andrea, Brooke, Nick, Ann and Tracy; and twenty-one great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Helen (Orville) Heuer of Sun City, Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Earl; and siblings: Rose, Catherine, Mary, Math, Michael, Arnold, and Elsie.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to West Sioux Educational Foundation or to the Hawarden Regional Healthcare Foundation.

Visitation

6:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m. ,Monday, July 6, 2015
St. Mary's Catholic Church of Hawarden
1121 Avenue L Hawarden, Iowa 51023

Prayer Service

7:00 p.m. ,Monday, July 6, 2015
St. Mary's Catholic Church of Hawarden
1121 Avenue L Hawarden, Iowa 51023

Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 a.m. ,Tuesday, July 7, 2015
St. Mary's Catholic Church of Hawarden
1121 Avenue L Hawarden, Iowa 51023

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I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I remember my parents, Ed and Inez Treiber enjoyed many good times with your parents. I always enjoyed seeing her. Blessings for comfort.

Glenda Treiber Stene Jul 7 2015 12:00 AM

PAM, KNOW YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE SHOCKED AND SADDENED. OUR HEARTS ACHE FOR YOU ALL. YOUR MOM ENJOYED LIFE AND LEFT BEHIND A WONDERFUL LEGACY, HER DAUGHTERS. LOVE, PAT & BRIAN

PAT & BRIAN WILLIAMS Jul 6 2015 12:00 AM

We were so sorry to learn about Lavonne's passing. We know how much she meant to all her family and how sad you all must be to lose her so suddenly. We are lifting your family up in prayer and hope that you will feel God's love surrounding you.

love,

Bill and Mad

Bill and Madeline Stockbridge Jul 5 2015 12:00 AM

What a great lady! Have enjoyed working with LaVonne at church for years. Really liked server her at the Eagles on Friday nights with her friends. Will miss her!

Judy Zoeller Jul 3 2015 12:00 AM

So very sorry to hear about your mom. She will certainly missed by many. Praying for all you during this most difficult time.

Becky Hummel Jul 2 2015 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to all of you; thinking of you all and keeping you in prayer. God Bless--Kathy

Kathy Huitink Jul 2 2015 12:00 AM

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