August 19, 1922 - February 5, 2019
LaVerne Marion Taylor went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on February 5, 2019, at the age of 96.
LaVerne was born to Oscar and Agnes Settergren on August 19, 1922, in Dassel, MN. She graduated in 1940 from Roosevelt High School, Minneapolis, MN. LaVerne went back to school and received her bachelor’s degree in 1977 from the University of Minnesota, graduating Phi Beta Kappa.
LaVerne married Burt Taylor on August 23, 1940. He preceded her in death on October 19, 1994. They moved from Edina, MN to Carson City, NV in 1977. LaVerne was a long-time member of First Presbyterian Church in Carson City and volunteered many years at KNIS Christian Radio Station and Carson Tahoe Hospital. She also enjoyed performing in the annual Carson City Senior Follies. In December 2016, she moved to Shawnee, KS.
LaVerne was a loving and devoted mother to, and is survived by, her 5 children, Sharon (Jim), Nancy (Ron), Glenn (Beth), Jo (Bill), Steve (Sandy); and her precious 21 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
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