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Lavern K. Demann

LaVern passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020 in Martin.

He was born April 19, 1935 in Martin Township, the son of Foster and Florence (Oosterhouse) DeMann. LaVern owned and operated a dairy farm in Martin for many years. He was a member of the Michigan Milk Producers Association and East Martin Christian Reformed Church. In his free time he enjoyed fishing, playing games and reading to his grandchildren. On August 29, 1957 in Byron Center he married Tressa Morren who passed away in 2019.

Surviving are his children, Ken (Michelle) DeMann of Hudsonville, Doug (Jeanne) DeMann of Martin and Pat (Keith) Kuyper of Dorr; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren with the 12


arriving anytime; brothers, Don (Eleanor) DeMann, Dale (Marilyn) DeMann and Carl (Judy) DeMann; sister, Betty (Phil) VanNoord along with several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and son, Jim DeMann.

Friends may visit with LaVern’s family from 2-5 PM, Sunday, October 25, 2020 at the East Martin Christian Reformed Church where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, October 26, 2020 with Pastor Derek Noorman officiating.

Private family burial will take place at East Martin Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of LaVern may be made to East Martin Christian School.

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Bill Burmeister

October 23, 2020 at 3:41 pm

Doug and family.

Sorry for the loss of your Dad.

Thoughts are with you.


Sue Lindsey

October 23, 2020 at 10:50 pm

So sorry to hear of LaVerns passing….to all the family…please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers at this time…God gained another special angel in his army !! Keep the memories close…..Hugs and Love to you all !..❤


Jerry and Marilyn Fenner

October 25, 2020 at 7:12 pm

Doug and family:

We send our thoughts and prayers to all of you.


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