LaVonne Buswell Hawkins


LaVonne (“Bonnie”) Buswell Hawkins died on Feb. 28, 2021, at her house, after a illness that is long. She was 83. She was most grateful to be able to spend her days that are final house surrounded by a large number of relatives and buddies. Created to Gertude Marie Koenig and John Howard Buswell on Sept. 12, 1937, in Marengo, Iowa, LaVonne Buswell attended school at Marengo Community School, and married Raymond Joseph Hawkins in 1954 june. LaVonne had three children and lived in Marengo, Carnsforth and rural Brooklyn. She wore many hats, returning to school to get her license to work as a nurse that is certified aide at Brooklyn and Montezuma funeral houses so that as a cook at regional vehicle stops. She had been constantly open to assist the next-door neighbors regarding the farm.
She had been many understood on her behalf cooking, canning, farming and sewing abilities, her nature that is hard-working her vivid storytelling. After losing Raymond in 1989, she devoted her time to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, never missing any of their activities. You could find her researching genealogy, knitting, or riding her lawnmower when she wasn’t traveling to support her family or babysitting the young ones. Preceded in death by her moms and dads, her bro, her spouse, and a lot of recently her dog, Blackjack, LaVonne is survived by her siblings, Donna Throndson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Sharon McComb of Colorado; her young ones, Vicky Crane and her spouse, Rick, of Montezuma, Iowa, Paul Hawkins and their spouse, Happy, of Montezuma, Joni Schmidt and her spouse, Brent, of Malcom, Iowa; 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and others that are many consider themselves in one of those groups.
Service will be held on March 4, at 10 a.m. at St. John’s Evangelical Church in Victor, Iowa thursday. Burial follows at Harmony Cemetery, up the street from Raymond and LaVonne’s house in rural Brooklyn. A luncheon shall follow during the Deep River Community Center. Visitation is Wednesday, March 3, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Kloster Funeral Residence in Brooklyn. Contributions could be designed to the United states Heart Association at
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