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Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS
  • Florence Laverna

  • Florence Laverna, 97, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013 at the Kansas Soldiers Home, Fort Dodge, Kan.
    She was born April 14, 1916, on a farm near Isabel, Kan. She worked as a dietician at Pratt Hospital and she was a homemaker. She married Elvis F. Atchison on November 3, 1935 and together they owned Atchison Mobil Service and Motel in Pratt.
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  • Florence Laverna, 97, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013 at the Kansas Soldiers Home, Fort Dodge, Kan.
    She was born April 14, 1916, on a farm near Isabel, Kan. She worked as a dietician at Pratt Hospital and she was a homemaker. She married Elvis F. Atchison on November 3, 1935 and together they owned Atchison Mobil Service and Motel in Pratt.
    Her husband preceded her in death as well as her son, Gale Atchison and infant daughter, Shirley Kay. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Lorene Ellis and Ardelle Sellers and one brother, Clyde Williams.
    Survivors include three daughters, Joyce Zeplin, Brownsburg, Ind., Margaret Higbie, Lewis, Kan., and Kathleen Monaghan, Clinton, Okla. and their husbands; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
    Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2013 at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Rd. Pratt, KS 67124, where family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m.
    Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7 at Larrison Mortuary with Minister Steve Triplett presiding. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt, following the service.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Prairie, Dodge City, KS in care of the mortuary.
    Condolences may be left at www.larrisonmortuary.com
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