Friday, July 7th, 2006
Laverne L. Fark, 87, of New Bremen, died at 7 a.m. July 6, 2006, at Otterbein St. MarysRetirement Community.
She was born April 21, 1919, north of New Bremen, to Frank Sr. and Ruth Brockman Niemeyer. On June 29, 1940, she married Robert W. Fark, who died May 29, 1994.
Survivors are a son, Jan (Joanie), New Bremen; a brother, Robert Bud Niemeyer, New Bremen; a daughter-in-law, Ardythe, Lima; six grandchildren; three step grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; 10 step great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson.
Deceased are a son, Wayne; a brother, Frank Jr.; a sister, Jean Dock; a grandson and great-granddaughter.
She retired after 22 years of service at Crown Equipment Corp., New Bremen. She was a member of the St. Peter United Church of Christ, its Lay Life and Work and Quilters, all in New Bremen. She was a graduate of New Bremen High School and a member of the New Bremen Senior Citizens.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Stephen Wills officiating. Burial is in German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, and after 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church.
Contributions can be made to American Heart Association, American Lung Association or the church.