Back, LaVerne M.
LaVerne M. Back, age 90, formerly of 351 Miller Avenue, Wisconsin Rapids, WI died Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Pine Ridge Assisted Living, Wisconsin Rapids, WI.
Funeral Services are 11:30 AM Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Rev. John Steiner will officiate. Visitation will be at St. Vincent de Paul Church on Wednesday from 10:00-11:30 AM. Burial will be at Restlawn Memorial Park.
LaVerne was born January 6, 1923 in Manitowoc, WI to Cornelius and Agnes (Smith) Sullivan. She married Harold M. Back on February 14, 1940. He died in January 1967. LaVerne was employed at Fey Publishing for 31 years retiring in 1992.
LaVerne is survived by three children, Thomas (Darlene) Back of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Sandra Faehling of Wisconsin Rapids, WI and Mary (John) Yelmene of Neenah, WI; daughter in law, Diane Back of Merrill, WI; five grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.
LaVerne was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Harold; son, Melvin Back, seven brothers, Harold, Ralph, Howard, Jerry, Dan, Edward and John and son in law, James Faehling.
Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids is handling all arrangements.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Oct. 14, 2013