FESSENDEN - LaVonne Schaefer, 84, Fessenden, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in a Jamestown nursing home.
She was born April 2, 1928, to Edwin and Luella Ebbert, in Fessenden. She married Carl Widiger on Nov. 9, 1947. He died in 1973. She married Joseph Schaefer on Dec. 28, 1974, in New Rockford.
Survivors: husband; daughter, Judy Keller, Fessenden; stepdaughter, Kathleen Schaefer, Fargo; stepsons, Louis Schaefer, rural Cathay, Timothy Schaefer, Los Alamos, N.M.; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and sister, Patricia Rodne, Dickinson.
Funeral: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., First Lutheran Church, Fessenden.
Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Fessenden.
Visitation: Today, 2 to 6 p.m., in Nelson Funeral Home, Fessenden.