LaVonne (Johnson) Bloomquist, age 83, of Waupaca, WI, formerly of Ashland, WI, passed away on March 18, 2017.
She was born May 10, 1933, at Barron, WI, daughter of Lewis and Ida (Casey) Johnson. After graduating from Barron High School, LaVonne attended St. Luke’s School of Nursing at Duluth, MN, graduating as a registered nurse. She married Duane Bloomquist on October 27, 1956 at Pensacola, FL. He preceded her in death on September 9, 2008. She worked in various hospitals over the years and retired as a County Health Nurse for Ashland County, WI.
LaVonne is survived by daughters, Diane Pomerenke, Waupaca, WI and Mary Hayes, also of Waupaca; and son, Daniel Bloomquist, Mason, WI; a brother, Lewis “Gerald” (Dianne) Johnson, Springville, CA, and sister, Evelyn (James) Page, Murrieta, CA. She is further survived by her grandchildren: Madison Bloomquist, Lindsay, Sam, and Lauren Hayes, and Ryan Pomerenke; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband Duane, both parents, and sisters, Greta Sullivan and Marge Baraboo.
LaVonne had requested no visitation or funeral service at this time. A private service will be held at the Grandview Cemetery at Grandview, WI. No flowers or memorials please per LaVonne’s wishes. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.