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Josefina Lavenant


1924 - 2017
Josefina Lavenant Obituary
Josefina Lavenant, 92, passed away on Sunday (Feb. 5, 2017) in Newton.

Josefina was born on Dec. 28, 1924, in El Paso, Texas to Donacinco and Isabel Flores.

Josefina was married to Eugenio Lavenant. He preceded her in death on April 8, 1981.

She enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading and time with friends. She also especially enjoyed her Mexican music. She was a member of the American G.I. Forum and Altar Society of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.

A Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday (Feb. 10, 2017) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Newton. The Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 11, 2017) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.

A visitation is scheduled from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday (Feb. 10, 2017) at Petersen Funeral Home. The family will be present to greet friends and family at the visitation. A graveside committal will follow the Mass at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Newton.

She is survived by her children, Josie (Bill) Jenn, Eugenio (Geniece) Lavenant Jr., Tina Gonzales, Robert (Lynne) Lavenant; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donacinco and Isabelle Flores; husband, Eugenio Lavenant Sr.; brother, Jacinto; and sisters, Rose Carrillo and Lupe Phillips.

A memorial has been set up for the Our Lady of Guadalupe Legacy of Faith Building Fund.
Published in The Kansan on Feb. 8, 2017
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