Laverne E. Neuhaus, 93, of Jacob, Ill., born March 11, 1923, in Venedy, Ill., passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Manor Court in Carbondale, Ill.
Laverne was a homemaker. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church of Jacob, Ill., and the Christ Lutheran Ladies Aid.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence E. Neuhaus, whom she married on April 28, 1946, in Venedy, Ill., and who died March 24, 1997; parents, Gustav and Della, nee Koch, Borrenpohl; two brothers, Edward Borrenpohl and Elroy Borrenpohl; and a sister, Alice Borrenpohl.
Surviving are her children, Dinah (Jim) Pflasterer of Valmeyer, Ill., Donna (Russ) Sass of Indianapolis, Ind., and Alan (Rhonda) Neuhaus of Gorham, Ill.; six grandchildren, Jamie (Ian) Spielman, Gina (Brian) Fegler, David Sass, Kevin Sass, Kayci (Andrew) Smith and Ashley Neuhaus; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Christ Lutheran Church. To sign the guest book online visit www.wilsonsfuneralhome.net
Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, March 21, 2016, at Christ Lutheran Church, Jacob, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 21, 2016, at Christ Lutheran Church in Jacob, Ill., with Rev. Mike Kettner officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Chester, Ill.
WILSON FUNERAL HOME, Ava, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from Mar. 19 to Mar. 21, 2016