Kathleen Edra Laven
Kathleen Edra Laven
  • October 12, 1923 - April 6, 2016
  • Palmdale, California

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Laven, Kathleen (Katie) Edra passed away peacefully on April 6th, 2016. Katie was born October 12, 1923 in Michigan to Doris and Robert H. Ferguson. Katie was introduced to her husband Fred by her brother, Robert Ferguson while he was serving in the U.S Army Air Force. Katie and Fred were married in Topeka, Kansas and moved to the Antelope Valley in 1954 where they raised their five children. Katie was active for over 55 years at her church, St. Stephen's of the Valley Lutheran Church until her health prevented her from attending services.

Katie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Katie was preceded in passing by her husband Fred of 67 years in 2012. She is survived by her sister Nancy Hohman of Michigan, Her daughter Kathleen and four sons Fred, Mark, Robert and Chris, 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Thank You for all you have accomplished, mother. You will forever be in our hearts and greatly missed.

Visitation will be held for Katie on Wednesday April 13th 2016 from 4-8 pm at Joshua Mortuary Palmdale 3150 E Palmdale Blvd. Funeral services will be Thursday April 14th at St. Stephen's of the Valley 1737 E Ave R, Palmdale, CA 93550 at 12 pm with interment at Desert Lawn Memorial Pak to follow.