Published on -10/6/2012, 5:39 PM
Lavina Vonfeldt, 79, McKinney, Texas, formerly of Hays, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Orchard Park Assisted Living Center, McKinney.
She was born March 21, 1933, in Victoria to Levin and Pauline (Weigel) Kuhn. She grew up in Victoria and was a 1950 graduate of Victoria High School, the Radio and Electronic School, Omaha, Neb., and Brown Mackie School of business, Salina.
She married Lavern Vonfeldt on Aug. 6, 1952, in Victoria. She was a homemaker and office manager for Fort Hays State University Athletic Department from 1987 until she retired in 2005. In her earlier years, she worked for Hadley Regional Hospital as a ward secretary, she was a bookkeeper at the Eddie Clinic and Woods and Starr Architects and Engineers, all in Hays. She moved to Hays in 1982 and moved to Fairview, Texas, in 2005.
She was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, Allen, Texas, St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria and St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays. While living in Texas, she was a volunteer at Texas Health Resource Hospital and the St. Jude Catholic Church, both in Allen.
Survivors include a son, Bryan Vonfeldt and wife, Nancy, Lucas, Texas; two granddaughters, Jennifer Vonfeldt, Addison, Texas and Sarah Holland and husband, Jay, San Antonio; two great-grandchildren, Kaelyn and Dane Holland; a sister-in-law, Theresa Kuhn, Victoria; a nephew, Bob Kuhn and wife, Debbie, Victoria; two nieces, Kathy Thomas, Eureka, Sharon Bleske and husband, Calvin, Victoria; and two great nephews, Jordan and Ryan Bleske.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Oliver Kuhn.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria; burial in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria.
Family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, at the church.
Memorials are suggested to St. Fidelis Church or Fort Hays State University Endowment.
Cline's Mortuary of Hays, 1919 East 22nd, Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences can be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.