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LaVerne Stephenson

LaVerne Margaret Stephenson, age 91, formally of Pillager, passed away at Essentia - St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd.

LaVerne was born on Sept. 29, 1920, in Enterprise, Iowa to Cecil and Hannah Brown. Laverne married Glen Stephenson, they moved from Iowa to Pillager in 1960.

She was a gentle and sweet spirit. LaVerne was very content with life and loved her dogs. She enjoyed spending time journaling, fishing, writing stories and doing puzzle books.

LaVerne is survived by her dear friends, Don and Sher Gillson, their family, also many friends at Carefree Living.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Glen, and a sister.

A Memorial service will be held at Care Free Living on Jan. 4, 2012, at 3:30 p.m. Burial will be at Wildwood Cemetery in Pillager.

Family being served by:

Halvorson-Johnson Funeral and Cremation Care

Brainerd/Baxter, 218-829-3581