Let the memory of LaVerna be with us forever
  • 82 years old
  • Born on November 22, 1930 .
  • Passed away on September 1, 2013 .

LaVerna was born on November 22, 1930 on a farm near Howells, Nebraska. She was the second of six children born to Louise Emma Belina and Lada Frank Cech. LaVerna attended District 50 School. On March 23, 2002 LaVerna married Vernon Herman.

LaVerna was employed by Columbus Community Hospital in Columbus and David Place in David City. LaVerna was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was proud of and loved her Czech heritage and collecting Czech cookbooks. Her baking specialties included angel food cakes and kolaches.

She is survived by her husband Vernon; daughters, Linda (Stanley) Collins of Lincoln and Diane (Robert) Harris of Waverly, Alabama; stepchildren Betty (David) Kuszak of Ashton, Jean (Shawn) Debban of Shenandoah, IA, and Norman Herman; grandsons Clinton R. Collins and Cory S. Collins of Lincoln, John R. Harris and Robert Louis S. Harris of Waverly; step-grandchildren Brandon and Jordan Kuszak, Christian, Conner, and Caelan Debban, and Stephany Herman; great-grandson Jackson R. Collins of Lincoln; and sister Geneva Mousel of Schuyler.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Vernon, Ervin, Marvin, and Melvin Cech; and an infant son.

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