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Baack, LaVonne Lorraine 1928-2012


Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 10/29/2012 at 16:02:06

LaVonne Baack

Date of Death
Saturday, October 20, 2012

Le Mars, Iowa

LaVonne Baack, 84, of Le Mars passed away Saturday, October 20, 2012 at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars.

Her funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at St. John Lutheran Church in Craig, Iowa with Minister Joel Nye and Pastor Sarah Nye officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present to greet friends will be after 5:00 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars followed by a 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Visitation will continue Wednesday morning at the church from 9:30 a.m. until service time. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

Pallbearers will be Troy Haage, Kurt Haage, Terry Klemme Barry Jurgenson, Roger Jurgenson, and Brandan Berkenpas. Honorary casket bearers will be her grandchildren, Eric Baack, Jesse Baack, Daniel Baack, Jenna Bachman, Joe Bachman, Mallory Berkenpas, and Madison Baack.

LaVonne Lorraine Jurgenson was born May 26, 1928 on the family farm near Akron, Iowa to William and Laura (Klemme) Jurgenson. LaVonne attended country school near her home. She was united in marriage to Donald Baack on August 22, 1948 in Akron. Don and LaVonne farmed in Grant Township for several years and later moved to Le Mars in 1971. Don passed away on March 19, 1980. In 2007, LaVonne moved to Prime Living Apartments.

LaVonne was a longtime member of St. John Lutheran Church in Craig where she enjoyed participating in Circle and volunteering for church activities. She also enjoyed playing pinochle, bowling in league, and baking pies. Her greatest joys in life was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include her children: Dennis Baack and his wife Shannon of Sheldon and their children, Eric and Donna Baack and children Jacob and Caleb, Jesse and Valarie Baack and children Isaac, Savannah, Jada, and Briggs and Daniel Baack; Susan Bachman and her husband Tim of Aurora, Colorado and their children, Jenna Bachman and her fiancé Uriah High and son Quincey and Joe Bachman; James Baack and his wife Brenda of Le Mars and their children Mallory and Brendan Berkenpas and Madison Baack; a sister-in-law, Doris Haage of Le Mars; 2 brothers-in-law, Duane and Peg Baack of Littleton, Colorado and Bill Johnson of Longmont, Colorado; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Laura (Klemme) Jurgenson; her husband, Donald Baack on March 19, 1980; 4 sisters, Shirley Johnson, Marlene (Lloyd) Eichacher, Bernice (Fred) Grosenheider and Leona (Bill) Hartman; 2 brothers, Robert (Bev) Jurgenson and Norman (Ruth) Jurgenson; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy (Wilmer ) Klemme, and a brother-in-law Donald Haage.

The family of LaVonne, would like to thank the staffs of Prime Living and Plymouth Manor for the care and affection shown to our mother and also express our gratitude to Melanie Kruse and Hospice of Siouxland. ©

Carlsen Funeral Home
Le Mars, Iowa


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