Laverne Schmale, 89, of Schuyler, died Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Nye Pointe rehab center in Fremont.
Friday, September 17, 2021 11:00 a.m.
St. John's Lutheran Church, Schuyler, Nebraska, Rev. Day Hefner
Visitation Friday, September 17, 2021 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church
Committal Schuyler Cemetery
Lunch following committal in the church hall
Memorials to the church or family for future designation
services will be live streamed on Kracl Funeral Chapel facebook page
Laverne was born March 31, 1932, in North Bend to Louis and Joesphine (Bobek) Semrad. On October 16, 1954, she married Amiel Schmale at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Schuyler. They lived and raised their family in Schuyler. Laverne went to Platte Junior College in Columbus and became a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and was proud of her service as a Sunday School Teacher and member of the Altar Committee.
Laverne is survived by her daughter, JoEllen Day of Fremont, Nebraska, two sons; Leigh (Julie) Schmale of Murdock, Nebraska and Lynn (Kristine) Schmale of Carmel, Indiana, grandchildren Brooke Day and Dylan (Chelsey) Kaup, Tyler Schmale and Megan (Alan) Barnes, Trenton (Emily) Schmale, Ethan Schmale and Layton Schmale, great-grandchildren; Blake Kaup, Logan Barnes and Max and Bea Schmale, one sister Loretta Kruse of Olympia, Washington, sister-in-law Carol Lewis of Fremont and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Amiel in 1995 and sister Laramie Meisner.