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Obituaries

Obituaries

LaVerne M. Berry 1927 - 2008 Waukesha, Wis.

Funeral services for LaVerne M. Berry, 80, formerly of Lawrence, will be at noon Friday at St. William Catholic Church in Waukesha, Wis. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Waukesha.Mrs. Berry, recently of The Villages, Fla., died Thursday, May 8, 2008.She was born Dec. 12, 1927, the daughter of Albert and Evona (Mathieu) Robert.She married Bill Berry on Aug. 18, 1952.Mrs. Berry was a teacher for more than 13 years. She was proud of teaching American soldiers in England.She was involved in many church organizations and coffee groups. She enjoyed traveling, playing golf, line dancing, aerobic exercise and gardening. She was also fond of spending time with her family.Survivors include her husband, Bill, Waukesha, Wis.; three sons, Brian and wife Debbie, Parker, Texas, Bruce and wife Sharyn, Muskego, Wis., and Brent and wife Karla, Honey Grove, Texas; nine grandchildren, Andrew, Lauryn, Matthew, Nicholas, Natalie, Holly, Robert, Scott and Stephanie; two brothers, Lewis Robert and wife Rosine, Albert Robert and wife Betty; and a sister, Rosline Fellman.She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Howard; and a sister, Margarite.The family will receive friends 11 a.m. Friday until the services.The family suggests memorials to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, 6350 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.