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Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Lowell J. LaVenture; loving mother of John (Pam), Robert (Debbie), Thomas (Chrisitine) and Barbara (David Mertens) LaVenture; dear grandmother of Karen, Katie, Stephen, Michael and Elizabeth; dear great-grandmother of Adam,

Gracie, Hannah, Charlotte and Adeline; dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend.

Mrs. LaVenture was a member of American Legion Post 111 Auxiliary and VFW Auxiliary. A long time parishioner of St. Michael the Archangel Church in Shrewsbury where she was a member of the choir and Legion of Mary.

Services: Funeral from Kutis Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Monday, July 26, 8:45 a.m. to St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for 9:15 a.m. Mass. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Memorials to the Backstoppers or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital appreciated. Visitation Sunday, 3-8 p.m.