LaVonne J. Witte, age 64, of Litchfield, died on Wednesday, May 14 , 2008 at the Emmanuel Home in Litchfield, MN. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, May 18, 2008 at Beckville Lutheran Church with Pastor Marcia Hegna officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Saturday, May 17th at the Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home. Interment will be the Beckville Lutheran Cemetery.
LaVonne Janice Witte, the daughter of Wendell and Mildred (Lee) Witte, was born on September 24, 1943 in Hutchinson, Minnesota. LaVonne was baptized on November 14, 1943 at Beckville Lutheran Church. She grew up and received her education in Litchfield, graduating in 1961. She continued her education at Minnesota Business School in Minneapolis. Lavonne lived in Minneapolis and worked there from 1962 until 2005. She was an Executive Secretary at Bemis, IDS, and for New York Life. She then worked as a Financial Secretary for Pitt Rolfe Company. She enjoyed shopping and family gatherings. Spending time with friends was something that was very important to Lavonne.
LaVonne is survived by her mother Mildred Witte of Litchfield, brother Larry Witte of Minneapolis and Ken (Linda) Witte of Green Valley, Arizona. Lavonne was preceded in death by her father Wendell Witte.