OBITUARY

Laverne Ruth Garchow

February 3, 1930April 8, 2018
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Laverne Ruth Garchow 88, passed away on April 8, 2018. Born on February 3,1930 to Harry and Alice Garchow in Livonia Michigan. Survived by niece, Sandra(Don) Prill, nephew Scott (Sandra Capone) Snyder, several great nieces, great nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by her parents; Harry, Alice, brother Richard and sister Donna "Garchow" Snyder. Laverne loved to travel the world, especially taking trips with her sister Donna. She also loved to sew and read books. She was a great school teacher for the Detroit Public School District. Laverne was very devoted to her family and St. James Lutheran Church. Visitation for Laverne will be on Friday, April 13, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of her funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church 2040 Oakwood Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505. Donations may be made to St. James Lutheran School.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, April 13, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 13, 2018
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Biography

Laverne Ruth Garchow 88, passed away on April 8, 2018. Born on February 3,1930 to Harry and Alice Garchow in Livonia Michigan. Survived by niece, Sandra(Don) Prill, nephew Scott (Sandra Capone) Snyder, several great nieces, great nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by her parents; Harry, Alice, brother Richard and sister Donna "Garchow" Snyder. Laverne loved to travel the world, especially taking trips with her sister Donna. She also loved to sew and read books. She was a great school teacher for the Detroit Public School District. Laverne was very devoted to her family and St. James Lutheran Church. Visitation for Laverne will be on Friday, April 13, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of her funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church 2040 Oakwood Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505. Donations may be made to St. James Lutheran School.