|Birth: ||Feb. 22, 1927|
North Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 25, 2009|
South Dakota, USA
LaVonne T. Albertson, age 82, of Watertown, SD, passed away on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at a local hospital. Funeral services were Monday, March 2, 2009 at the Grace Lutheran Church with Pastor Steve Lauricella officiating. Judy Everson and Shawn and Tera McDonnell were the soloists accompanied by Marcia Jelsma. Interment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Watertown, SD.
Honorary Pallbearers were her grandchildren and great grandchildren and spouses.
Active Pallbearers weree Chad Stricherz, Jesse Albertson, Eric Lundy, Nathan Albertson, Justin Mack and Cole Albertson.
LaVonne T. Albertson was born on February 22, 1927 to Ingvald and Clara (Oakland) Carlson at Bisbee, North Dakota. She grew up in Cando, ND where she attended school and graduated from Cando High School.
On September 19, 1948 she married Barton J. Albertson in Cando, and the couple lived there and then Minot, ND before moving to Grand Forks, ND in 1951. They moved to Sioux Falls in 1958, and then to Watertown in 1966.
She had been a member of the Grace Lutheran Church for 43 years. LaVonne was a homemaker, and her life centered around her husband Bart, her nine children, and as years have gone by her 27 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Nothing made her happier than holding babies in her arms and singing to them. She enjoyed spending time at their lake cabin with family and friends, fishing and camping with her husband, crocheting, doing word search, and was a great lefse maker.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Barton; her daughter, Barb Procko; her son, Ray Albertson; three brothers; Kenneth, Ivan and Orville Carlson; two sisters, Marlys and Dorothy; and her grandson, Billy Procko.
LaVonne is survived by her children, Lori (Pat) Hurkes, Roger (Jan) Albertson, Shirley Lundy, Ron (Lisee) Albertson, Rod (Jane) Albertson all of Watertown, Sandy (Eric) Mack of Velva, ND, and Rich (Shannon) Albertson of Brandon, SD; her sisters, Clara Mae (Cliff) Nelson of Fargo, ND, Irene (Tennis) Sievert of Minot, ND, Ardella Carlson of Cando, ND, and Flip Miller of Valley City, ND; 27 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.
Lori provided plot information
Barton J Albertson (1922 - 2000)*
Ray O Albertson (1952 - 1970)*
Mount Hope Cemetery
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Sec. 2
Created by: Barb Jones
Record added: Apr 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89242529