LaVerne D. Koeller, 84
LaVerne D. Koeller was born to eternal life April 1, 2011 at Columbia St
Mary’s Hospital. She was born in Milwaukee, the only child of William and
Josephine (Hoffmann) Koeller on March 10, 1927.
She was a resident at Alexian Village of Milwaukee for the past 12½ years.
While there she made many kind and wonderful friends. LaVerne enjoyed
traveling with friends. She loved animals and had two dogs that were her
best friends. She was employed by Ameritech, as a telephone operator and
then as a sales rep for Yellow Pages for 30 years.
Her grandfather was Ernest Hoffmann, founder of Hoffmann’s Meat Market in
Cedarburg, Wis. She is survived by her cousins, Laurice Bell, Virginia
Riewesthal, Dorothy (Gilbert) Lewis, Donald (Beverly) Hoffmann, Wayne (Geri)
Hoffmann, Rodger Rahn, Dr. Joan Hoffmann, Anne Marie Cullin and many others.
She was aunt and godmother to Paula (Dan) Greco, Dana Hoffmann and John Buetzberger, and aunt to David (GeriAnn) Bell, Dr. Jeff (Mai) Hoffmann, Wayne (Amy) Hoffmann, Valorie Schable, Lynn (Sean) O’Gorman, Cathy (Lloyd) Scharles, Alan (Mary) Hoffmann, Charles (Christie) Hoffmann and many friends.
Funeral services will be held April 11, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Alexian Village
Chapel, 9301 N. 76th Street, Milwaukee, WI. In lieu of flowers, memorials to
Sisters of Charity of St. Joan Antida, Ozaukee County Humane Society or
Milwaukee County Zoo.
Schramka-Densow Funeral Home, 423 N. Main Street in Thiensville, is serving the family.