obit june 2018

LaVelle Gerratt age 92 of Logan, Iowa residing at Maple Crest Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska passed away on Monday, May 28, 2018. LaVelle was born February 7, 1926 in Turin, Iowa to Jonas and Edith (Bartholmew) Jackson.

LaVelle and LaVerne (Bud) Gerratt were married February 20, 1949. They farmed for 28 years in the Woodbine, Iowa area before retiring and moving to Logan, Iowa in November 1977. LaVerne passed away September 3, 1981.

LaVelle taught in rural schools four years before marrying. She was a member of the Logan Christian Church.  She enjoyed cooking and going for walks.

 LaVelle is preceded in death by: her husband LaVerne (Bud) and her parents.

Survivors included her three daughters: LaReta Larison and wife Rusty, LaRae Loyd, LaVerne Ann Trevino and husband Alex and their families consisting of eight granchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and seven great great grandchildren.

Visitation and service were held Thursday May 31, 2018 at the Logan Memorial Chapel in Logan. Pastor Rusty Hedger officiated. Musical selections were “In the Garder” and “Softly and Tenderly”. Casket Bearers were Steven Clausen, Autin McGlade, Jason Cope, Jason Shepard, Kaden Ragan, and Curt Quick. Final resting place is the Woodbine Cemetery, Woodbine. Monetary Memorials may be directed to the Logan Christian Church.