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Veronica LaVon Knoll Lemke
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1922
Hancock County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 2011
Hancock County
Iowa, USA

At an early age she moved with her family to a farm northeast of Garner and later into Garner. LaVon graduated from Garner High School in 1939 and was employed by R. E. Nesbit until March of 1943. She then enlisted in the USNR (Waves). LaVon served as a laboratory technician in Navy hospitals until her honorable discharge in November of 1945. On January 15, 1946 she was married to Leon C. Lemke at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Garner. They lived in the Garner area their entire lives. LaVon was employed by Dr. A. G. Landon, DDS untill 1969. She then continued her education at NIACC to obtain her nursing degree and license. She worked at North Iowa Mercy Hospital, Concord Care Center, and the office Dr. L. R. Fuller, MD until her retirement. LaVon also worked part-time at Erickson's Pharmacy and Tammy's Pharmacy. She was a devoted wife, mother, homemaker and nurse. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, knitting and crocheting..

She was a member of St.Boniface Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Grand Regent, American Legion, VFW Auxiliary and WIMSA.

LaVon is survived by her three children, Renee (Sid) Heitmeyer of Garner, Gary(Linda) Lemke of Billings, MT and Douglas Lemke of Garner; five grandsons and six great -grandchildren.

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  Leon C. Lemke (1913 - 1984)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Boniface Cemetery
Hancock County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Richard Bohn
Record added: Mar 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67535854
Veronica LaVon <i>Knoll</i> Lemke
Added by: Richard Bohn
Veronica LaVon <i>Knoll</i> Lemke
Added by: Richard Bohn
Veronica LaVon <i>Knoll</i> Lemke
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- Richard Bohn
 Added: Nov. 2, 2012
Thanks for serving our Country.
- Richard Bohn
 Added: Nov. 2, 2012

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