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Laverne Eugene May

November 14, 1941 January 16, 2018
Laverne Eugene May
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Obituary for Laverne Eugene May

Laverne Eugene May, age 76 of Randolph, died Tuesday January 16, 2018 at his home in Randolph. He was born November 14, 1941 at Randolph, Nebraska the son of Keith and Margaret (Arduser) May. He graduated from Belden High School in Belden.

On April 30, 1961, Laverne married Marlis Kay Williams at Wayne, Nebraska. To this union were four daughters Connie, Rhonda, Vicki and Michelle. Laverne was employed as a Mailer for Sioux City Journal. For the past 30 years was employed by Minneapolis Star-Tribune in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as a Mailer. He married JoAnn Preston at Pine City, Minnesota in 1984 to this union was born a son Doug. Laverne married Lois Mae (Jeukens) Carroll on August 21, 1998 at Anoka, MN.

Laverne loved woodworking and camp hosting during the summers at Branched Oak Lake near Lincoln and at Weigand campgrounds near Yankton.

Surviving Laverne is his wife Lois Carroll of Randolph; 5 children Connie and Dan Van Slyke of Lincoln; Rhonda and Dan Moser of Lincoln; Vicki and Brian Bargstadt of Randolph; Michelle and Brad Gubbels of Highlands Ranch, CO; Doug and Laura May of Baldwin, WI; 9 Grandchildren; 1 Great Granddaughter; 1 Brother Darrell and Patty May of Papillion; 7 Step Children; 18 Step Grandchildren; 31 Step Great Grandchildren.

Laverne is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Marlis; brother Jim May and his wife Margie; stepdaughter Deborah.

Memorial Services
Memorial Services: St. John’s Lutheran Church – Randolph, NE
Date: Saturday January 20, 2018 – 10:30 A.M.
Private Inurnment: Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery – Norfolk, Nebraska
Memorial Visitation: 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. on Friday at Johnson Funeral Home – Randolph
Minister: Reverend Russ Lambert of Immanuel Lutheran Church at Coleridge, Nebraska
Music: Organist/Soloist: Laree Gubbels Congregational Singing
Honorary Pallbearers: “All Laverne’s Grandchildren” Brent Van Slyke, Corbin Van Slyke , Tarin Van Slyke, Colin Schurman, Cassidy Wallin, Adyson Bargstadt, Derek Gubbels, Danielle Gubbels, Caleb May

Call Johnson Funeral Home with questions 402-337-0711.

FOR RANDOLPH: If you would like to order flowers and avoid a wire charge call RANDOLPH's local florist, they will take visa/mastercard or bill direct, (THIS WILL SAVE YOU AN EXTRA WIRE CHARGE, CHARGED BY THE NATIONAL FLOWER CENTERS) Randolph Florist: Main Street Flowers 402-337-1004; has dedicated service to Randolph, delivery in Randolph before and after services, providing an extra layer of service for our Randolph residents and our client families.

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5:00 PM 1/19/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/19/2018 7:00:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Home

111 E. Broadway
Randolph, NE 68771

Johnson Funeral Home
111 E. Broadway Randolph 68771 NE
United States





10:30 AM 1/20/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church - Randolph

310 W. Broadway Street
Randolph, NE 68771

Private Family Inurment at Norfolk's Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery

St. John's Lutheran Church - Randolph
310 W. Broadway Street Randolph 68771 NE

Cemetery Details


Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery - Norfolk Final Resting Place

1950 N. 13th Street
Norfolk, NE 68701

1950 N. 13th Street Norfolk 68701 NE

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