In memory of our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, - LaVane
  • 75 years old
  • Born on November 13, 1939 .
  • Passed away on April 28, 2015 .

LaVane was born on November 13, 1939 to Pete Frank and Vlasta Leona (Mestl) Vogltance in Dodge, NE. She was raised in Dodge, attended St. Wenceslaus Grade School, and graduated from Dodge High School with the class of 1957. After graduating from high school, LaVane moved to Omaha, NE where she attended business school and worked at Farmers Union Grain Exchange. She met the love of her life, Kenneth Francis Heimann and they were later united in marriage on November 4, 1958 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Dodge. LaVane and Kenny made their home and raised their children on their farm just east of Howells, NE for 46 years. Then in 2003 they retired and moved to Elkhorn, NE, where they enjoyed attending their children's and grandchildren's many activities. LaVane loved spending time with her family, cooking, playing cards, and traveling to Minnesota for the their annual family fishing vacation. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie #3943 Auxiliary both of Elkhorn. She was a former member of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers in Howells.

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