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LaVerne J (Colby) Winter

LaVerne J (Colby) Winter was born Jan. 22, 1940, in Oulu, Wis. Died Feb. 4, 2014, Duluth Minn.

Graduated from Northwestern High School in Maple in 1960. Worked in the X-Ray records department of St. Joseph Hospital in Superior. Graduated from the Cosmetology program at WITI and worked in that field until changing careers to childcare. Enjoyed working with children mostly with her home daycare business for several years. Married John G. Winter on Nov. 21, 1964.

She was preceded in death by Husband, John G. Winter; her parents, Flora (Hill) Colby and Edwin Colby; brothers, Kenneth Colby and Ronald Colby.

Survived by son Jon C. Winter, brother Duane (Kathy) Colby, sister Pam (Bill) Foris, and half-sister Doris (Emery) Jones, one uncle Emil Colby, nieces Rhonda Dahlen, Lisa Bells and Angela Stallman, nephews Richard Colby, Paul Colby and Wade Colby and many cousins and friends.

Visitation and funeral will be at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Superior on Saturday, Feb. 8th, with visitation at 10 a.m. followed by funeral service at 11 a.m.

Cremation Society of Minnesota (Duluth Chapel) is assisting family with arrangements. 218-624-5200.