Obit: Degenhardt, Laverne (1909 - 1964)



----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 02/26/1964

Degenhardt, Laverne (9 Nov. 1909 - 25 Feb. 1964)

Loyal - Mrs. Laverne Degenhardt, 54, Loyal, died at 5 p.m. Tuesday at her home. She had been in ill health for some time.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. The Rev. Norbert E. King will officiate, and burial will be made in the parish cemetery. The body will repose at the Myre Funeral Home beginning Thursday afternoon.

The former Laverne Ryan was born Nov. 9, 1909, at Loyal. Her marriage to Henry Degenhardt, who preceded her in death Dec. 7, 1956, took place in 1926 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Loyal. After their marriage, the couple lived in Colby and Unity until 1943, when they moved to a farm south of Loyal.

Mrs. Degenhardt was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, and the Altar Society.

She is survived by 11 children, four sisters, five brothers, and 38 grandchildren.



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