Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory

LaVonne I. Garrett

7/9/1940 - 8/8/2017

GLASFORD ~ LaVonne I. Garrett, 77, of Glasford, passed away at 4:36 p.m. Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. 
 
Born July 9, 1940 in Blue Earth, Minnesota to Clarence E. and Lois I. (Irving) Stroble, she married Louis Garrett on September 1, 1962 in Glasford.  He survives.
 
Also surviving are two daughters, Michelle (Jim) May and Kathy (Lester) Wernowsky, both of Glasford and one granddaughter, Rachel May of Glasford.
 
Her parents preceded her in death.
 
A homemaker, LaVonne worked at CILCO for 10 years prior to having children.
 
Her granddaughter was her pride and joy and she loved watching her play softball.  LaVonne was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.
 
 She was a member and treasurer of the River Valley Antique Association.
 
Her graveside funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Lancaster Cemetery in Glasford.  Pastor Nick Jordan will officiate.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory at 500 N. 4th St. in Pekin. 
 
Memorial contributions may be made to the River Valley Antique Association or to the Timber Hollis Fire Department.

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