In Memory of

Lavon R. Weiss

July 22, 1927 - September 25, 2020
From: Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Lavon R. Weiss 93, passed away Friday, September 25, 2020 at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City.  Funeral Services will be 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, east of Rockwell City, with Pastor Chadric Dietrich officiating.  Burial of casket will be at Rosehill Cemetery, Rockwell City.  Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City.  Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.  The Funeral Service will be live streamed via Immanueltrinitylutheran FaceBook page.

     Lavon is survived by her daughter Linda Olsen of Rockwell City; granddaughter Kelly (Keith) Kraft of Rockwell City; great-grandsons, Kanne (Kara) Kraft of Rockwell City, and Kwinn Kraft of Cedar Falls; great-great-granddaughters, Kamzie, Kemrie, and Kayna; sister Marjorie Hoefing of Manson; sister-in-law Janis Schofield of Odebolt; brother-in-law Martin Mack of Fort Dodge; and other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her first husband Thomas Arends; second husband Marvin Weiss; parents, Frederick and Bertha (Ramthun) Schofield; brothers, Louis, Donald, and Duane Schofield; sister Marie Mack; and son-in-law Robert Olsen.

     Lavon Rose Schofield was born July 22, 1927 at Logan Township, Calhoun Co., Iowa.  She was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church.  Lavon graduated from Jolley High School, with the Class of 1944.  On April 6, 1947 she was united in marriage to Thomas Arends at Knoke, Iowa.  The couple made their home in Sac City.  Lavon worked at various businesses in the area including Nobles in Sac City and Arends Variety Store in Lytton.  In 1980, they established their home in Rockwell City.  Thomas passed away in 1983.  In 1986, Lavon married Marvin Weiss in Rockwell City and he passed away in 1989.  Lavon was an active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.

9:30 a.m. - Tuesday
September 29, 2020
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Rockwell City, Iowa
Pastor Chadric Dietrich
Dan Schofield
Dennis Dettman
Merle Hoefing
Kim Martin
Michael Martin
Richard Bahls
5:00 to 7:00 p.m. - Monday
September 28, 2020
Palmer & Swank Funeral Home
Rockwell City, Iowa
Organist - Rosella Simon
Rosehill Cemetery
Rockwell City, Iowa


Monday, September 28, 2020 at 8:34 PM
“I am sorry for your loss she was one of my favorite ladies when she was in the nursing home I think of her often and I will miss her ”
- Ellen Hotovec

Monday, September 28, 2020 at 12:35 PM
“I can not express the words for this wonerful lady.I only knew here from when we met at the inn at boji for a few summers when they would have girls get away.Holy batman was she a sweet loving lady.her and her daughter and granddaughter were so much fun to chat with by the pool.Ill never forget when they all got tatoes together and she was in her 90s.To the other ladies we miss ya and my condulences to all of ya.With love.Denny Kohles.Boji pals ”
- Denny Kohles

Monday, September 28, 2020 at 9:12 AM
“Anyone who knew Lavon, loved Lavon! She will be missed be all who knew and loved her! ”
- Merle and Sally Hoefing

Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 11:01 PM
“Our sympathy to all of you! Lavon was a very special lady! We enjoyed visiting with her at Sunny Knoll! She will be missed very much!”
- Larry and Joan Ramthun

Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 5:26 PM
“Sorry to hear of Lavon's passing. She was a wonderful lady.”
- Joe Anderson

Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 4:56 PM
“Praise be to God for taking our friend Lavonn to His heavenly home. No more pain or struggling, but peace, love, and joy in the arms of our savior. Our thoughts, hearts, and prayers will sustain her memory until we can meet her again. She is probably playing cards with Don and Dad (Leonard) as we speak. Our eternal love, Roger and Susan Ramthun”
- Roger and Susan Ramthun

Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 3:37 PM
“RIP Lavonne, Im so sorry I never came to see you much, I sure did miss you and always will. You were a very special lady in my life and in my heart. I have never forgot u and will never forget u! We had lots of fun times. Thank u for being a part of my life! ♥️”
- Shelly Teague

Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 9:33 AM
“Linda, Kelly & family, We send our sincere sympathy & prayers. Lavon was such a sweet lady & will be missed by many! ”
- Bill & Fran Lawson

Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 8:27 PM
“So sorry to hear of Lavon’s passing. She was a sweetheart. So enjoyed getting to know her. May she Rest In Peace 💜”
- Marilyn & Ron Thompson

Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 5:24 PM
“Mom valued her friendship for years. I was pleased that I had a chance to know her as mom struggled in the last few years of her life. She will always be a living memory of laughter.”
- Dr. Dennis Ohrtman

Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 2:04 PM
“Aunt Lavon was a beautiful kind woman loved by all. She will be welcomed by all that passed before RIP Lavon”
- Pat Schofield

Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 1:57 PM
“Our thoughts and prayers to your family! Lavon was such a BEAUTIFUL LADY we only gave great memories of for at The Inn of Okoboji! Sending our love and prayers!❤️🙏”
- Richard & Annette Gross

Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 1:43 PM
“So sorry for LaVon’s passing. She was a caring, sweet lady. 🙏”
- Martin and Peggy Hildreth

Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 1:20 PM
“Linda, Kelly & family. So sorry to see this. What a Great Lady she was. I always enjoyed Her so much. She was so good to Drew and your boys all the time they spent together. Those were happy memories. RIP La Von! Mike & Kathy Tasler& Mouser.”
- Kathy Tasler

Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 12:39 PM
“So sorry for your loss. Lavon was a sweet and kind person. She will be missed!”
- Robbi Kraft

Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 11:42 AM
“So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family”
- Ron Kathy Johnson

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