Lavon Rastetter, 96, of Iowa Falls, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Scenic Manor in Iowa Falls. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at Surls Funeral Home in Iowa Falls. Memorials may be directed to the Buckeye St. Paul's Lutheran Ladies Aid.
LaVon Arlene was born Oct. 24, 1922, in rural Dows to Carl and Alma (Olson) Weber. She graduated in 1940 from Dows High School and then from Hamilton Business College in Mason City. She worked for Webster City Production and Credit, REC and Purina. She married Harley Rastetter on June 5, 1948, and lived on their farm for over 48 years. She was a longtime member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Buckeye and helped with the Lutheran Ladies Aid Association. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. Her hobbies included quilt making and cooking. Her cinnamon rolls, chocolate cookies, apple and rhubarb pies and crunches were some of her specialties.
LaVon is survived by her children, Mark (Donna) Rastetter of Waterloo, Thor (Julie) Rastetter of Guttenberg, Bruce Rastetter of Hubbard, Julia (Tim) Smith of Hudson and Brent Rastetter of Ames; her grandchildren, Lisa Rastetter, Michael Rastetter, Kim (Josh) Nelson, Logan (Brad) Nelson, Kelsey Rastetter, Colten Rastetter, Sara (Kyle) Conway, David Smith, Karli Rastetter, Zachariah Rastetter and Isabella Rastetter; her great-grandchildren, Conner Eisentrager, Eiley Nelson, Payne Nelson, Carter Nelson and Quinn Nelson; her great-great-granddaughter, Harlie Eisentrager; and her sister, Marie (Marvin) Meyer of Iowa Falls.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three sisters, DeElda, Bernice and Elaine; and two brothers, Seth and Earl.