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LaVonne 'Vonnie' Edith (Mueller) Wasem

August 26, 1932 ~ March 9, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Lavonne  “Vonnie” Edith Wasem (nee: Mueller) age 90, passed away on March 9, 2023.   Vonnie was born on August 26, 1932, in Amherst, Ohio where she lived all her life.

She graduated from Amherst High School in 1950 where she helped her music teacher create  the Comet Fight song.

She worked at US Automatic as a bookkeeper.  She taught piano lessons for 40 years and was the organist at Old Stone Evangelical Church for 65 years.  She was a member of the Rebekah Circle and helped with the free meals at the church.

She was a member of the Song Stylist’s and the Amherst Community Chorus.  She worked at the voting polls for the Board of Elections for over 50 years.

She liked to do cross stitched table runners, word searches, and enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians.

She is survived by daughters Raynelle (Jerry) Bozicevich; Cheryl (Joe) Wasem, her sons, Russ Wasem; Bruce (Amy) Wasem; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; her nephew, Doug (Pam) Wasem; and her niece, Annette (Jeff) Knapp.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Gilbert; her parents, Jacob and Mabel (Battenhouse) Mueller; and her sister, Jean Pierson.

The family would like to thank Denise’s Adult Care Facility for the great care they gave their mother.

Friends may call Sunday, March 12, 2023, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Hempel Funeral Home, Amherst.   Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 13 at 10 am at the funeral home.  The Rev. Dan Reinke will officiate. Rebroadcasting of services will be available at www.hempelfuneralhome.com . Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made in Vonnie’s memory to Old Stone Evangelical Church, 553 S Main St., Amherst OH  44001 .

For those unable to attend please visit the funeral home's website to share a memory and sign the guest register, www.hempelfuneralhome.com.

 

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