OBITUARY

Laverne A. Downs

April 6, 1925February 8, 2019
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Downs, Laverne A., age 93 (nee Hoelscher) placed her hands in his and entered her heavenly Home on Friday February 8, 2019. She was the wife of Benjamin C Downs for fifty-four years. They were blessed with two children, Alan B. and Lisa L. Downs. Preceding her in death are her husband, Benjamin, son Alan and parents John and Emma (Barkau) Hoelscher. Visitation at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary, 6464 Chippewa, St. Louis, MO 63109, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Thursday February 14, 2019, and Friday February 15, 2019, 8:30 AM until time of funeral service 9:00 AM, Church of the Reformation Lutheran 7910 Mackenzie Rd St. Louis, MO 63123. Interment to Follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

  • FAMILY

  • Benjamin C. Downs, Husband
  • Alan B. Downs, Son
  • Lisa L. Downs, Daughter
  • John Hoelscher, Father
  • Emma (Barkau) Hoelscher, Mother
  • Downs, Laverne A., age 93 (nee Hoelscher) placed her hands in his and entered her heavenly Home on Friday February 8, 2019.
    She was the wife of Benjamin C Downs for fifty-four years. They were blessed with two children, Alan B. and Lisa L. Downs.
    Preceding her in death are her husband, Benjamin, son Alan and parents John and Emma (Barkau) Hoelscher.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, February 14, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 15, 2019
REMEMBERING

Laverne A. Downs

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Patty Knight

February 10, 2019

I will always remember our family gatherings whether it be Christmas, weddings, or anniversary parties. Lots of love, laughter and fun.
Aunt Laverne was the best! She will be sorely missed.
Love,
Patty (Hoelscher) Knight
(Niece)

Biography

Downs, Laverne A., age 93 (nee Hoelscher) placed her hands in his and entered her heavenly Home on Friday February 8, 2019.
She was the wife of Benjamin C Downs for fifty-four years. They were blessed with two children, Alan B. and Lisa L. Downs.
Preceding her in death are her husband, Benjamin, son Alan and parents John and Emma (Barkau) Hoelscher.
Visitation at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary, 6464 Chippewa, St. Louis, MO 63109, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Thursday February 14, 2019, and Friday February 15, 2019, 8:30 AM until time of funeral service 9:00 AM, Church of the Reformation Lutheran 7910 Mackenzie Rd St. Louis, MO 63123. Interment to Follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.