IN LOVING MEMORY OF
LAVERNE E. LEMKE
November 27, 1932
April 20, 2018
11:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Eldridge Family Funeral Home; Paullina, Iowa
Rev. Daniel Wagner ~ Officiating
Visitation with family present will be
from 10:00 A.M. until service time
on Tuesday, April 24, 2018
at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.
“What A Friend We Have In Jesus”
“I Know That My Redeemer Lives”
Organist: Verla Hibbing
Jim Fritz Warren Fiddelke
Lyle Rabe Marlo Ebel
Bill Johannsen Rich Jalas
FINAL RESTING PLACE
Prairie View Cemetery
After today’s service, relatives and friends are invited
to join the family in the fellowship hall of Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina.
Arrangements are under the care of the
Eldridge Family Funeral Home; Paullina, Iowa.
LAVERNE E. LEMKE
LaVerne Ellen Lemke, the daughter of August and Nana (Ulferts) Lemke was born November 27, 1932 in Paullina, Iowa. She received her education in Paullina and graduated from Paullina High School in 1951. She attended St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in Sioux City, Iowa and attained her R.N. degree. She moved to Waco, Texas and was employed at Baylor University Hospital for many years. She returned to Sioux City and was employed as a R.N. at Marian Health Center until her retirement in 1993. She moved to Paullina to spend her retirement years and made her home with her sister Lori. She passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018 at her home in Paullina reaching the age of 85 years, 4 months and 27 days.
She was baptized on December 24, 1932 and later confirmed on June 9, 1946 and was a life- long member of Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina. She enjoyed traveling.
LaVerne leaves to cherish her memory two sisters, Geneva Bacon of Columbia, Missouri and Dolores Lemke of Paullina; two nephews, Raymond Bacon Jr. and Robert Bacon.
She was preceded in death by her parents, August and Nana and a brother-in-law, Raymond Bacon Sr..
The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall
not want. He maketh me to lie
down in green pastures; He leadeth
me beside still waters. He
restoreth my soul; He leadeth me
in the paths of righteousness for
His name’s sake.
Yea, though I walk through the
valley of the shadow of death, I will
fear no evil; for Thou art with me;
Thy rod and Thy staff they comfort
me; Thou preparest a table before
me in the presence of mine enemies;
Thou anointest my head with oil,
my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall
follow me all the days of my life;
and I will dwell in the house of the