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LaVonne L. Tinker

LaVonne L. Tinker
Tinker, LaVonne L. age 93 of Richfield, MN. passed away peacefully on April 5, 2014. Born and raised in Redfield, SD. LaVonne graduated from Yankton College during World War II and worked for the Department of the Navy in Washington D.C. She was a longtime member and Sunday school teacher at Emerson United Church of Christ. LaVonne was an old fashioned stay at home mom as she raised seven children during Richfield, Minnesota's glory years of the 1950s and 1960s. Preceded in death by her husband, John; parents, Albert and Lillian Lueck; brother, Raymond and long time companion, Herb Wilson. Survived by son Steven (Kathy), Ted (Sheri), Nick (Mary Kay), daughters Patty (Andy), Jan (Randy), Cathy (Scott), Debbie (Jim); 14 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren. LaVonne's loving heart, wit, and great sense of humor will be deeply missed. Private services were held and interment was at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN. Memorials preferred to Nervana's Caring Hands c/o Morris Nilsen Chapel. Morris Nilsen Chapel 612 869-3226 www.morrisnilsen.com

Funeral Home

Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel
6527 Portland Avenue Richfield, MN 55423
(612) 869-3226

Published in Idaho Statesman on Apr. 13, 2014
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