LaVerta H. Thummel, 88, of Otoe, passed away July 26, 2018, at her home. She was born on April 18, 1930, to John & Frieda (Ross) Tipken in Nebraska City.
LaVerta married Robert E. Thummel on Sept. 26, 1950, in Otoe.
Her and Robert owned the Thummel Grocery Store in Otoe.
She was active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Otoe and also belonged to the ELCW. LaVerta enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her daughter: Beverly White of Otoe; son: Bradley (Mary) Thummel of Nebraska City; grandchildren: Ryan (Susan) White, Sean (Jess) White, Lindsey (Matt) Scheinost, Trentin Thummel, Karrie Mead, Seranna (Tyrone) Godfrey; six great grandchildren also many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Robert Thummel Sr., son: Robert Thummel Jr., brother: Ralph Tipken and sister: Irene Wallace.
Funeral Services were to be held on Monday, July 30, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Otoe. Burial was to be at the Otoe cemetery.
Visitation was to be Sunday, July 29, from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. with family greeting friends from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Arrangements are by Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home, Syracuse, NE
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