LAVERN GOEDDE MOTHS JUNGE
Mrs. Lavern Junge, of Random Lake, formerly of Silver Creek, passed away Saturday evening, July 12, 2014, at Gables on the Pond, where she had resided for the past 10 years. She was 94 years old. Lavern was born in the Town of Fredonia on January 29, 1920, daughter of Edward and Mayme Koehler Goedde. She attended local schools and graduated from Center School in the Town of Fredonia then worked for the Wisconsin Bell Telephone Company in Milwaukee for several years.
On August 2, 1941 she was united in marriage with Wilmer Moths at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Silver Creek. The couple settled on the Moth's Homestead farm until Wilmer passed away on October 5, 1977. Lavern later married Wallace Junge on October 21, 1983. He preceded her in death on December 28, 1992.
Lavern was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Silver Creek, where she had been an active member of the Women's Guild and served as treasurer for many years. She also taught Sunday School. In later years she became a member of St. John's UCC in Random Lake. In the late 1970s she volunteered at St. Alphonsus Hospital in Port Washington and volunteered with the Random Lake United Fund as well. Mrs. Junge enjoyed gardening, dancing, playing cards and loved watching sports (especially her beloved Brewers) on television. She also was well known for her baking and canning.
Survivors include her two daughters: Rosanne (Ronald) Peters of Lakefield, MN and Renee (Lloyd) Marquardt of Random Lake, 4 granddaughters: Amy (Jason) Juech, Kay (Shain) Benson, Kelly Hatfield, Jodi Peters and great-granddaughter Brenna Hatfield. She is also survived by step-son Richard (Ginny) Junge of Silver Creek, 3 step-granddaughters: Vicki (James) Depies, Barb (Chuck) Mueller and Shelly (Mike) Kroeger, 9 step great-grandchildren: Jeremy, Jenna, Krista, Carli, Nicholas, Jessica, Austin, Samantha and Laura. She is further survived by brother-in-law Jerome Junge of Silver Creek, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by husbands Wilmer Moths and Wally Junge, son Ronald Moths, brother Lester (the late Verna) Goedde, sisters Arline (the late Walter) Trebenbach and Viola (the late Edward) Frauenheim, and brothers-and sisters-in law: Melvin (the late Dorothy) Moths, Myrtle (the late Oscar) Stanish and Joyce (the late Harold) Mueller.
Funeral Services will be held at 3PM on Thursday, July 17th at St. John's United Church of Christ, 98 Random Lake Road, Random Lake. Rev. Mike Matheny and Rev. Jami Scott will concelebrate. She will be laid to rest beside her first husband in St. Paul's UCC Cemetery, Silver Creek. The family will receive visitors at CHURCH on Thursday from 1-3PM. Memorials are suggested to Random Lake Ambulance or to St. John's UCC.
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My deepest sympathy to Lavern's family and friends. May the God of all comfort, comfort you at this difficult time. (2 Cor1:3,4) All the best wishes for your family at this time. I am truly sorry for your loss.
I remember when I was 12 or so, Lavern came and stayed with us when my parents were away, and how much after a few days, that we wished she could remain as a part of our family What a truly remarkable, and classy lady. ... more
Dick, Ginny, Vicki, Barb, Shelly and your entire family. Our deepest sympathy to all. Sorry to hear about LaVern's passing. She always had a smile on her face and I'll always remember her and Uncle Wally with making t... more
A lifetime of wonderful examples she left for us all. Special memories for me in my first 11 yrs. when we all were in the same house and the two Moms worked together at raising their families in the same space and never ... more
Dick, Ginny, Vicki, Barb, Shelly & Renee you have my Deepest Sympathy.