PEABODY — LaVonne Rose Gillet Ammeter, 82, died March 7, 2013 at Peabody Care Home.
She was born March 21, 1930, the daughter of Roy Gillet and Hester (Clark) Gillet.
LaVonne graduated from Burns High School. She married Sherwin Ammeter Jan. 15, 1948. LaVonne and Sherwin were parents to four children, Myron, Melody, Blaine and Stanley. They lived in rural Butler County before moving to Summit Township.
LaVonne operated a cake-decorating business and worked as a wallpaper hanger. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and caring for her family. She was a quilter with the Summit Ladies Aid and was a member of Summit United Methodist Church until it closed. She attended 20th Century Club meetings.
Survivors include her children, Myron Ammeter and wife Sally, Manhattan; Melody Magette and husband Steve, Ellsworth; Blaine Ammeter and wife Carol, Ellinwood; and Stan Ammeter, Burns, 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, two sisters-in-law, Carolyn Holm, Wichita, and Kathryn Ireland, Newton; and extended family and friends.
LaVonne was preceded in death by her husband, Sherwin; her parents; a sister Yvonne; a brother Donald;
and a granddaughter, Melissa Ammeter.
LaVonne’s life will be celebrated with a service at 1 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church in Peabody, Family will see friends who wish to share memories from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Baker’s Funeral Home in Peabody.
Memorials are suggested to the Peabody Senior Center.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Baker Funeral Home *
114 N. Sycamore St.
Peabody, KS, 66866
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, March 10, 2013