La Vonne Jean Christie, 94, of St. Charles died Thursday evening, July 28, 2022 at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield. LaVonne was born May 18, 1928 in Winona to Herman and Gladys (Dawson) Antonson and graduated from St. Charles High School. La Vonne and David Christie were married August 28, 1946 at Berea Moravian Church, St. Charles. They farmed south of St. Charles. Later moving to a farm south of Utica. In 1987 La Vonne and David retired from farming and moved to Stockton. They enjoyed winters in Florida and Texas and many Canadian Fishing trips in the summer. David died in 2002. She later moved to St. Charles. Moving to Chosen Valley Care Center in 2016.
La Vonne was a special lady. Her family was her life. She worked hard on the farm and raising her family. La Vonne enjoyed her flowers, bird watching and jig-saw puzzles. She was a longtime member of the Utica Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her five children: Jeanne (George) Buss of Elba, Judy (Les) Gransee of Casa Grande, AZ, Bob (Marilyn) Christie of St. Charles, Karen Paschke of Rochester, and Jim (Renee) Christie of Altura, fourteen grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and two sisters-in-law, Shirley Olson and Jan Antonson. She was preceded in death by her husband, David, a son-in-law Ray Paschke and brothers, David, and Stanley Antonson.
Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at Hoff Funeral Service in St. Charles, with Reverend Tammy Rider officiating. A visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on the day of services. Followed by burial in Saratoga Cemetery. A reception will follow services. www.hofffuneral.com A Live stream of La Vonne’s funeral will be available at the following link -https://view.oneroomstreaming.com/authorise.php?k=1659219345199174
The family would like to give a special thank you to Chosen Valley Care Center for La Vonne’s care.