LaVerne C. Sanborn
69, of Indianapolis, passed away on October 14, 2015. She was born September 11, 1946 in Walden, MA, to the late Henry Tombs and Haroldene Bernice Schlenz Sanborn. LaVerne was a graduate of Thomas Carr Howe High School.
She was employed with the Indianapolis Police Department, for over 30 years retiring as an accident investigator. After retirement, she was employed as an office assistant in the Chaplain's office of the IMPD for 13 years. She was a longtime member of Zion Evangelical Church of Christ, the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #86, and the Retired Police Officers Association. LaVerne was an avid supporter of M.A.D.D.
LaVerne is survived by her loving son, Brian Bustle; sisters, Mary Ann Gannon (Jim), Darnelda Williams (Jerry), Claralee Stevenson and Beverlee Richardson; daughter-in-law, Kelli Sanborn; adopted daughter, Debbie Armbruster; and grandchildren, Tommylee, Michael, Kayla, Korrina, Kelsey, Justin, Jon and Jacob. A son, Jeffrey Sanborn; and a brother, Larry Sanborn, preceded her in death.
Visitation will be held on Monday, October 19, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St. with funeral services on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Foundation and/or the American Heart Association
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Published by The Indianapolis Star on Oct. 18, 2015.