March 14, 1938 – February 24, 2012
73, Gillett, passed away Friday morning February 24, 2012 following a long illness.
LaVerne was born March 14, 1938 at Oconto to the late Raymond and Dora (Degeneffe) Tiegs.
LaVerne married Philip Zippel in Oconto. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, Gillett.
She was employed at Meunier’s Coast to Coast, Gillett.
LaVerne loved flowers and gardening.
LaVerne is survived by her husband Philip, Gillett; her son Todd (Nancy), Gillett; five brothers and two sisters-in-law Norbert Tiegs, Lena; Ralph Tiegs, Donald (Heather) Tiegs, all of Oconto; Wesley Tiegs, Milwaukee; Gerald (Donna) Tiegs, Racine; one sister Violet Reed, Oconto; two sisters-in-law Shirley Tiegs, Tennessee; Gwen Zippel, Gillett; one brother-in-law Gaylord Zippel, Gillett; many nieces and nephews.
LaVerne was preceded in death by her parents; one brother Ivan Tiegs; two sisters-in-law Lorraine Tiegs; Yvonne Tiegs; she was also survived by her father-in-law and mother-in-law Carl and Evelyn Zippel; one sister-in-law Lois Zippel; and one brother-in-law Everett Zippel.
There will be no visitation or funeral services. Inurnment in Wanderers Rest Cemetery, Gillett.
Kuehl Funeral Home, P.O. Box 317 Gillett, WI 54124-0317(920-855-2144)is assisting LaVerne’s family with arrangements.
Laverne’s family would like to thank the people from Unity Hospice, especially Pam, Bud, and Cheryl, for all the care they gave, Also to everyone at Meadowlands, Oconto Falls, especially Pam, and the staff at Sharpe Care Ltd, Oconto Falls.
LaVerne’s family has requested that memorials be sent to Unity Hospice 2366 Oak Ridge Circle, DePere, WI 54115.