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Monday, June 8, 2015

Obituary - LaVern Allen Croan

 LaVern Allen Croan
 LaVern Allen "Old Man" Croan, age 76, of Blue Mound, Kansas passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2015. He was born at Bush City, Kansas on June 22, 1938 the son of Vernon Allen and Ruby McGraw Croan. He married Judy Starbuck on October 26, 1964 at Fort Scott, Kansas. He worked for several years as a welder and mostly recently as a "junker". LaVern enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Vandale Croan in 1989, a brother, Butch Croan and a sister, Velma "Bid" Hermreck. He is survived by his wife, Judy, three sons, Virgil, Vernon, and Vance, five daughters: Virginia Boothe, Verna Frye, Valerie Roberts, Vicki James, and Diane Trostle, a brother John Croan, four sisters: LaVonne Chase, Judy Gaddis, Shirley Weems, and Martha Sumners, and numerous grand, great grand and great great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 12, 2015 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Burial will be in the Centerville Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Mound City Chapel. The family suggests contributions to the LaVern Croan Memorial Fund. On line condolences for the family can be left at

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