LaVonne G. Stewart age 98 of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away August 14, 2023, at the Newport House in Omaha, Nebraska. LaVonne was born on March 2, 1925, in Little Sioux, Iowa, to Thomas and Pearl Bothwell. LaVonne married Maurice Stewart on September 11, 1941, in Pisgah, Iowa. Maurice and LaVonne farmed in the Magnolia and Pisgah areas for many years. She enjoyed dancing, bowling, and playing cards. She was always helping all her neighbors and friends, but most of all her family.
LaVonne is preceded in death by her husband Maurice, her parents, brothers Gene Bothwell, Joe Swanberg, sisters Phyllis Christianson, Wanda McColley, Anita Nuzum.
Survivors include daughters Nancy Iverson and Bonnie McDunn of Omaha, Nebraska. Sister Gardena Wallace; brother Jerry Swanberg of Ankeny, Iowa. Grandchildren; David (Jennifer) McDunn, Stewart (Traci) McDunn and Tim (Tammie) Iverson.
LaVonne had 9 Great Grandchildren and 7 Great Great Grandchildren.
Visitation with family will be held 5:00p.m.~7:00p.m. Friday, August 18, 2023, at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.
The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church following the committal service.
In Loving Memory Of
LaVonne G Stewart
March 2, 1925 Little Sioux, Iowa
Entered Into Rest
August 14, 2023 Omaha, Nebraska
10:30a.m. Saturday, August 19, 2023
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church
Missouri Valley, Iowa
Officiant Father Jim Kirby
Honorary Pall Bearers
David Stewart Tim
Timmy II Corey
Organist/Vocalist Lyle Waterhouse
“One Day At A Time” “On Eagles Wings”
“I Heard The Voice Of Jesus Say”
Final Resting Place
St. Bridget’s Cemetery