Laverne Weatherwax, 96, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020.

Laverne was married to her first boyfriend, George Weatherwax for 71 years. He died in 2016. Laverne was a strong woman, an amazing mother and a wonderful cook.

Surviving are her sister, Nancy Schmaltz; sons, Lance (Brenda) and Mark (Rosi); grandsons, Trent, Sean, Brent and Chris; and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in Coal City, Ind.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jefferson Baptist Church, 4019 Main Street, Coal City, Indiana 47427 or Yankeetown Methodist Church, 7399 S. Yankeetown Hwy, Newburgh, IN 47630.