LaVerne  Magers

LaVerne Magers (Witte)

Sunday, November 11th, 1917 - Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
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LaVerne N. Magers, 102 of Atchison, KS, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at the Gran Villas of Atchison, KS.

Funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Atchison, KS, with Rev. Robert Ziegler officiating. Burial will follow at Sugar Creek Cemetery, Rushville, MO. Visitation will be prior to the service from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the church. In leau of flowers, memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church Dream Fund III and may be sent in care of the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS, who is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

LaVerne was born November 11, 1917 in Morgan County, MO, the daughter of John and Minnie (Koch) Witte. She was a homemaker for most of her life. LaVerne was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and she was an excellent cook and enjoyed making quilts, sewing and crafts.

LaVerne married William F. Magers on November 12, 1938 in Winthrop, MO; he preceded her in death on April 8, 1991. Survivors include a son Bill and Marsha Magers, Creston, IA, a daughter, Patricia Shanes, Aurora, NE, five grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren, a sister in law Sarah Witte.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Leonard, Edward and Albert Witte, two sisters, Leota Boatright, Opal Davis and a son in law Vyck Shanes
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Trinity Lutheran Church
    603 N. 8th St.
    ATCHISON, KS 66002
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 11:00am
    Trinity Lutheran Church-Atchison
    603 N 8th
    Atchison, KS 66002
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Robert Ziegler
  • Interment

    Sugar Creek Cemetery
    HWY 116
    RUSHVILLE, MO 64484
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Connie Teichmann Chalfant

Posted at 07:28pm
Bill: Sorry about your Mother. We know you miss her. God gave her a long life. Our thoughts and prayers go out for you and Marsha and family- Bill and Connie (Teichmann) Chalfant (Class of 1957, Atchison High).

Sandra Green

Posted at 10:23pm
So sorry for your loss Patty and Bill. Mom will miss seeing her when she gets back at Gran Villa. Prayers and thoughts with the family

Penney Long

Posted at 10:02am
Prayers of comfort & peace for LaVerne's family & friends.

stacy kelley

Posted at 11:25pm
Truly a great lady, that will be very missed and is very loved. It was my great pleasure to know her and care for her for many years.

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