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Juanita LaVene

Died: Saturday, December 13, 2008
Age: 76
Juanita LaVene, 76, of Saginaw, passed away after a short illness Saturday, December 13, 2008 at Lutheran Homes of Frankenmuth.

Juanita Jean Dennis was born January 24, 1932 in Almont, the daughter of Ulysses “Jake’’ and Verna Belle Dennis. She grew up in the Attica area. She graduated from Lapeer High School in the class of 1950. She attended County Normal Teachers School in Caro and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Education from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti. She earned her Master’s of Education from Eastern Michigan University as well.

She taught at several country schools in the Attica, Lum and Imlay City areas and she retired in 1986 from Saginaw Schools as an elementary school teacher.

She was married to Robert Lloyd LaVene on June 5, 1953 in Imlay City. Bob died on October 16, 2006. She was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church in Saginaw and Imlay City VFW Auxiliary Post 2492.

Surviving are her sister, Sarah Weingartz of Attica; her brother, Jake (Dorothy) Dennis of Lapeer; nieces and nephews, Jeff (Fran) Weingartz, Allen (Cindi) Weingartz, Peter (Timi) Weingartz, Michael (Dawn) Dennis, Daniel (Glenda) Dennis, Julie (Ward) Mullens, Theresa (Mike) Craig, Patti (Nathan) Baize, and Karen (Chris) Downs; several great-nieces and nephews; especially close friends, Dick and Ruth Schomaker of Saginaw and Francis Wallis of Imlay City. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob LaVene; her father, Jake Dennis; her mother, Verna Belle Dennis Leach; and a brother-in-law, Bernie Weingartz.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, December 18 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Imlay City. The Rev. Scott Sessler will officiate. The burial will follow in the Imlay Township Cemetery, Imlay City. Friends may call the Muir Brothers Funeral Home, 225 N. Main St., Imlay City where the family will be available for visiting today (Wed., Dec. 17) from 1-5 and 6-8 p.m.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Musical Ministry at Ascension Lutheran Church in Saginaw.
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