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Norma C. LaVigne

January 9, 1917 February 8, 2018
Norma C. LaVigne
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Norma C. (Bruns) LaVigne, age 101, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Oak Grove Health Care Center in Deshler, Ohio. She was born on January 9, 1917 to Harmon and Maria (Badenhop) Bruns. Norma married Lawrence (Larry) LaVigne in May of 1941 and he preceded her in death in March, 2001. She worked a number of years for Deshler Products and then became a school bus driver for Patrick Henry Local Schools, retiring after 25 years of service. Norma was a member of St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Hamler and St. Stephen Ladies of the Church. In past years, she was active in the American Legion Auxiliary Post 262 in Hamler, as well as the Hamler Heritage Society. Norma was a loyal supporter of Patrick Henry School sports and was a member of Patrick Henry Athletic Boosters.
She is survived by her son, Thomas (Angela) LaVigne of Hamler; granddaughter, LeAnn Powell of Findlay; grandsons, Kurt LaVigne of Hamler and Richard (Rebecca) Smith of Fairbanks, Alaska; great-grandsons, Joshua (Lacey) Powell, Derek (Laurie) Powell, Jordan Powell, and Braeden Smith; great-granddaughters, Ainsley and McKenna Smith; great-great grandchildren, Marlee, Brezlee, and Grady Powell, and Olivia Powell; and sister-in-law, Anna Mae Bruns. Norma was preceded in death by her parents; step-mother, Anna (Fintel) Bruns; her husband of 59 years, Lawrence (Larry) LaVigne; daughter and son-in-law, Sue Ellen and Wayne Smith; infant son, David; infant twin daughters; granddaughter, Robin (Robert) Smith Crevier; brothers, Richard (Edna), Norbert, and Walden (Janet) Bruns; and sister, Olga (Oscar) Brenner.
Visitation will be held on Monday, February 12, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Snyder-Wesche-Hoening Funeral Home in Napoleon. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Hamler, Ohio, with one hour of visitation preceding the service. Pastor Rick Jensen will officiate. Burial will follow at Hope/St. Stephen Cemetery in Hamler. Memorial donations are suggested to St. Stephen Lutheran Church.

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2:00 PM 2/12/2018 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/12/2018 7:00:00 PM
Snyder-Wesche-Hoening - Napoleon

830 Scott Street
Napoleon, OH 43545

Snyder-Wesche-Hoening - Napoleon
830 Scott Street Napoleon 43545 OH
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11:00 AM 2/13/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Stephens's Lutheran Church

435 Second Street
Hamler, Ohio 43524

St. Stephens's Lutheran Church
435 Second Street Hamler 43524 Ohio
United States

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