Obituary for LaVerne J. (Warneke) Munson
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LaVerne J. (Warneke) Munson

September 15, 1929 ~ October 19, 2020 (age 91)

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October 21, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Home for Funerals Chapel
708 Georgia Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701

Funeral Service
October 22, 2020

10:30 AM
Christ Lutheran Church
605 South 5th Street
Norfolk, NE 68701

October 22, 2020

11:30 AM
Prospect Hill Cemetery
13th and Maple
Norfolk, NE 68701

Funeral Services for LaVerne J. Munson, age 91, of Norfolk, will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk.  Reverend Mike Moreno will officiate.  Interment will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday at the Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue.  Face Masks are required for all services.  The Funeral Service will be recorded and can be viewed at a later time at the Home for Funerals website.  Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.

She passed away Monday, October 19, 2020 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk. 

LaVerne was born September 15, 1929 in Tilden, Nebraska to Herman and Charlotte (Rudnick) Warneke. On April 20, 1950, LaVerne married Severt “Sye” Munson in Tilden. 

LaVerne completed an eighth grade education and later proudly earned her GED.  She provided in home daycare to a countless number of children.  She assisted with lunch service at Grant Elementary and cleaned offices.  

LaVerne enjoyed camping.  She was a great cook and baker who was famous for her chocolate cake and cinnamon rolls.  LaVerne always loved visiting with neighbors and friends.  She enjoyed playing card games and the occasional trip to the casino.

LaVerne is survived by her children Terry (Darla) Munson of Wayne, Barb Munson (Fred Anderson) of Norfolk, and Curt (Tanya) Munson of Elkhorn, three grandsons Neil, Joel and Chase, two great grandsons Jaxon and Greyson, and siblings Duane (Shirley) Warneke of Tilden, Ron (Sharon) Warneke of Tilden, Richard Warneke of Lemon Grove, CA, and JoAnn (Ray) Dorrough of North Port, FL, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Sye, brothers LeRoy and Arland Warneke, sister Leona Edwards, and sister-in-law Linda (Burt) Warneke.

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