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11/17/2012 Email this articlePrint this article 
Laverne R.Bouchaute
Laverne R. Bouchaute
Laverne R. Bouchaute, 85, of Wheatland passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at her home.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Nov. 24 at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Toronto with the Rev. William Kneemiller officiating.

Burial will be at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Big Rock.

Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 23, 3-7 p.m., at Chapman Funeral Home, Wheat-land.

Laverne was born June 30, 1927 to Henry and Gertrude (Becker) Etscheidt near Wat-kins. She married Albert Bouchaute Feb. 10, 1955, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Watkins.

She was a homemaker and farmed with her husband near Lowden for 20 years. They moved to Wheatland in 1975 where she worked as a waitress at Mac's Triangle and Wapsi Oaks Country Club for several years.

She enjoyed cooking and was an excellent baker. Her card club, coffee klutches and love of cats meant a lot to her. She was artis-tic, creative and loved to make crafts.

She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. 
Those left to cherish her mem-ory include her husband of 57 years, Albert; daughters, Judie (Dave) Carson and Janis (Jan) Muhl of Wheatland; a son, John (Nancy) Bouchaute of Maquoketa; grand-daughters Jennifer (Matt) Heitland of Bain-bridge Island, Wash., and Jessica Muhl and fiancée, Luke Shelton of Grand Mound; step grandchildren Dennis (Leigh) Carson and Daryl (Julie) Carson of Cedar Rapids and Kim (Marty) Clark of Maquoketa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother and sister-in-law, Lester and Vir-ginia Etscheidt of Cedar Rapids; and a sister and brother-in-law, Lillian and Clarence Thoman of Norway.

To send condolences to the Laverne R. Bouchaute family, send e-mails to: director@chapmanfh.com.

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