LaVonne L. Wedemeyer, 72

LaVonne L. Wedemeyer (nee Blank), age 72 of Hartford passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at the Columbia St. Maryís Hospital in Mequon.

She was born on Sept. 9, 1942, in Michigan City, Indiana, to John and Lillian (nee Ferguson) Blank. LaVonne was united in marriage to Thomas Wedemeyer on June 8, 1985, at Queen of All Saints Church in Michigan City, Indiana. She was a social worker for the Veteranís Administration for many years. LaVonne will be remembered fondly for her love of life and all of her hobbies and interests including: reading the Bible and attending St. Kilianís Jesuit retreats, snow-shoeing, scrapbooking, driving, swimming, interior decorating, skiing and caring for animals. LaVonne also enjoyed traveling in Russia and Alaska (four times!).

LaVonne is survived by her loving siblings, Robert (Mary) Blank of Michigan City, Indiana, and Barbara (Warren) McCorkel. She is further survived by other dear relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Lillian Blank; her beloved husband, Thomas Wedemeyer; her brother, Jack Blank.

Mass of Christian Burial for LaVonne will be held on Monday, March 9, 2015 at 11 a.m. at St. Kilian Catholic Church, 264 State St., Hartford, with the Rev. David LaPlante officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends on Monday from 10-11 a.m. at the church.

Interment in St. Kilian Cemetery, Hartford.

Memorials to Lawlis Hospice of Mequon are appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. 262-673-9500.