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LaVon (Crosier) Vaughn

April 19, 1931 ~ July 6, 2021 (age 90)


LaVon Vaughn, 90, of Louisville, Nebraska, formerly of Pawnee City, Nebraska, passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at the Louisville Care Center, Louisville, Nebraska.

She was born on April 19, 1931 to Joseph M. and Mae Pearl (Maines) Crosier in rural Liberty, Nebraska.   Von was united in marriage to Galen H. Vaughn on June 13, 1948 on the family farm near Burchard, Nebraska.  They farmed and raised their family in Humboldt, before moving to rural Kansas.  She was employed for many years at hospitals in communities where they lived.  They were active in the Methodist Church.  Prior to moving to the Louisville Care Center four years ago, Von and Galen lived in the Village Housing in Pawnee City, Nebraska.

Of their five children born to this union, survivors are Vicky (Alan) Decker, Texas, Vonnie (Don) Lorenson, Omaha, and Melvin (Pam) Vaughn, Oklahoma.  Von enjoyed many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.  She is also survived by one sister-in-law Helen Mally.

Von was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Mae Crosier, husband Galen, sons Michael and Milton; twin brother Val Crosier, sisters, Betty Morrison, Rita Peterson and Gene Cameron.

Graveside services will be held at  2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 13, 2021 in the Pawnee City Cemetery, Pawnee City, Nebraska with Pastor Howard Blecha officiating. The graveside service was also livestreamed on the Wherry Mortuary/Wherry Monument Facebook page for those unable to attend.   A link to the video is now available on the bottom of Von's webpage.

No visitation will be held.

Inurnment will be in the Pawnee City Cemetery. 

Memorials may be directed to the Louisville Care Center, 410 W. Fifth St, Louisville, Nebraska 68037 or Hillcrest Hospice, 1820 Hillcrest Dr., Suite B, Bellevue, Nebraska 68005.

Online condolences may be left at www.wherrymortuary.com.

Services are entrusted to Wherry Mortuary, 919 G Street, Pawnee City, Nebraska.



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Graveside Service
July 13, 2021

2:00 PM
Pawnee City Cemetery, Pawnee City, Nebraska

Video is available for this event

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