LaVonne Faye Israel

LaVonne Fay Israel, 78, of Red Wing, died on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Marys Campus. She was born in Flandreau, SD on April 10, 1943, to Walter and Matilda (Hinrichs) Otto. She graduated from Verdi High School in Verdi, MN. She was united in marriage to Marvin Israel. They lived in Garretson, SD and moved to Red Wing in 1975. They later divorced. LaVonne was a homemaker, caregiver, and worked at St. John’s Hospital as a dietary aide. She enjoyed cooking, baking, crafts, her pets, all living creatures, and her cat, Tiffy. She especially loved coffee time with her neighbors at the apartment complex.

She is survived by two children, William (Lisa) Israel and Missie (Brandon) Fitcha all of Red Wing; two grandchildren, Ethan Israel of Hastings and Emily (Brian) Prelgo of Farmington; one great-granddaughter, Brinley Prelgo; one brother, William “Red” (Shirley) Otto of Flandreau, SD; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Mitchel; and siblings, Bob, Ronnie, and Darlene Bauer.

No services will be held. Memorials are preferred to the River Bluff Humane Society. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.

Modulist Image

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Thank you for taking part in our commenting section. We want this platform to be a safe and inclusive community where you can freely share ideas and opinions. Comments that are racist, hateful, sexist or attack others won’t be allowed. Just keep it clean. Do these things or you could be banned:

• Don’t name-call and attack other commenters. If you’d be in hot water for saying it in public, then don’t say it here.

• Don’t spam us.

• Don’t attack our journalists.

Let’s make this a platform that is educational, enjoyable and insightful.

Email questions to darkin@orourkemediagroup.com.

Share your opinion

Avatar

Join the conversation

Recommended for you