La Vern R. Daun passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019.
He was born Sept. 3, 1929 to Henry and Anna Daun. La Vern married the love of his life, Mildred (Chibby) Woelfel, on Oct. 11, 1950 and together they raised five children—Renee (Larry) Nilles, North Carolina; Rick (Doreen), Florida; Rose (Jim) Gerner, Wisconsin; Ruth (Larry) Woelfel, Wisconsin; and Rob (Dina), Florida. He also will be missed by his grandchildren, Tripp and Kelly Nilles, Kris Nilles, Jeff and Amy Daun, Jamie and Jessica Daun, Jordan and Chelsea Daun, Michael and Katrina Gerner, Michelle and Tony Pullara, Tyler and Liz Woelfel, Emily Woelfel, Spencer Daun, and Sidney Daun; and his great-grandchildren, Amelia Nilles, Riley, Carter and Payton Daun, Marcus Hanna, Avery and Carson Daun, Addie and Jasper Pullara, and Paige and Jack Woelfel.
His wife Mildred (Chibby) Daun preceded him in death.
La Vern retired from the former Chilton Metal Products and then spent many years of his retirement cutting grass at Hickory Hills Country Club in Chilton.
A service to celebrate his life will be held at Wieting Family Funeral Home, 411 W. Main St. in Chilton, on Saturday, July 27. Visitation starts at 12:30 p.m. with the service to follow at 3 p.m.
The family would like to express their gratitude to Almost Family and staff, especially Cindy, for the care and kindness they showed Dad over the years. Our appreciation also goes out to the Willowdale Health Services staff for the compassion showed him during his last few weeks of life.