LaVerne E. Elder
LaVerne E. Elder, 78, of Springfield died at 3:19 am Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born April 25, 1937 in Springfield to Eugene and Florence (Ishmeal) Elder. He was preceded in death by his parents. He married Marilyn Needham and she survives.
Also surviving are three children, Steve, Lee and Susan; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a brother, Robert “Bud” C. Elder; one niece and one nephew.
LaVerne worked as a printer and retired from the State Journal Register.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.