LAVERNE H. MCGUIRL VALPARAISO, IN Laverne H. McGuirl, 90, of Valparaiso, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Avalon Springs. She was born March 19, 1924 in Chicago to Arthur and Ella Schmidt. Laverne was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where she had been an active volunteer serving the food pantry and church newsletter. She will be fondly remembered for her shy schoolgirl giggle, impish grin and the joy she took in observing the everyday antics of her family. On August 6, 1949 she married James McGuirl who preceded her in death in 1989. Survivors include their children: Donna (Mike) Krawczyk of Valparaiso, Dennis (Jennifer) McGuirl of Wanatah; grandchildren: Kim (Joe), J.L. (Susan), Stacey, Matthew, Brendan, Scott, Steven and Christopher; and great grandchildren: Ben, Emma, Reagan and Camden. A visitation will be held Tuesday from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Moeller Funeral Home, Valparaiso with funeral service beginning at 6:00 p.m. and private burial to follow on Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the St. Agnes Adult Day Service Center. MoellerFuneralHome.com
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Published in The Times on May 5, 2014