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Obituary for Laverna Whitt

Laverna G. Whitt, 97 years, of Fremont, Nebraska died March 12, 2022 in Bennington, Nebraska.

She was born November 5, 1924 in North Bend, Nebraska to George and Sarah Barber. She grew up in North Bend, Nebraska and then lived in Tulsa, Oklahoma for a short time during WWII. She moved to Fremont in 1948. Laverna married Frederick Whitt on November 5, 1948. Fred died December 20, 2020.

Laverna was active in the First Christian Church in Fremont and served as a deacon, elder, board member and president of the women’s groups. She had twice been president of Church Women United of Fremont. She was an avid quilter and artist and a wonderful seamstress. She was involved in her daughter’s activities including 4-H, Girl Scouts, PTA, band and school. She was an avid Husker football and volleyball fan.

She is survived by daughters, Diana (Ted) Smalley of Edmond, Oklahoma and Edith Whitt of Bennington, Nebraska; 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Neal C. Whitt; brother, Irvin Barber; and sister and brother-in-law, Marie and Burt Worden.

Funeral service will be 2 PM, Friday, March 18, 2022 at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Visitation on Thursday from 5 PM to 6:30 PM and Friday 1 hour prior to service time. Burial will be at Woodland Cemetery in North Bend.

Memorials may be given to Fremont Methodist Hospice.

Online condolences may be left at:

Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Ave., Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490