July 3, 1926 - September 12, 2017
Former Hastings resident, LaVeta Rempe, 91, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at Blue Hill Care Center, Blue Hill. LaVeta was born July 3, 1926, in Lawrence to Anton J. and Rose Mary (Blume) Buschkoetter. She married Alphonse H. Rempe on April 20, 1948; he preceded her in death on October 2, 2000. LaVeta was a homemaker and a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. She was a dedicated wife and loving mom and grandma.
Survivors: children and spouses, Ken and Janet Rempe, Superior, Marilyn and Garry Just, Lincoln, Arlene and Jerry Bower, Waverly, Lynette and William Hofstetter, Lawrence, and Kathy and Greg Sinner, Doniphan; 16 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren; sisters, Marcella Menke, Lawrence, and Lucille Rempe, Hastings. LaVeta was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alphonse H. Rempe; sisters, Verena Buescher and Irene Hoelting; and brothers, Leonard Buschkoetter, LeRoy Buschkoetter, and Robert Buschkoetter.
Rosary: 6 p.m., Thursday, September 14, Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 15, St. Michael's Catholic Church, with Father Jeremy Hazuka officiating. Burial: 2 p.m. Friday, September 15, in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Lawrence. Visitation: 1-8 p.m. Thursday, September 14, at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to LaVeta Rempe Memorial Fund. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.