Lavonne E. Sand, lifelong resident of Mitchell, SD went to her heavenly home at the age of 90 on February 20, 2019. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Friday, May 10, 2019 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Lavonne Elizabeth Sand was born October 4,1928 in Mitchell, SD to Leonard A. Young and Anna E. (Murphy) Young. She attended and graduated from Notre Dame Academy, Mitchell SD in 1946. After graduation, she was employed by Northwestern Bell as a telephone operator and remained an employee for 20 years. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church where she once served as a Eucharistic Minister and later as a member of the Prayer Chain Group and the Altar Society.
Lavonne is survived by two sons and four daughters, Sam (Esther)Sand of Brooklyn Park, MN, Dan (Cathy) Sand of Mitchell, SD, Mary Schonebaum of Yankton SD, Cathy (Bob) Allbaugh of Bettendorf, IA, Bonnie (Dan) Paule of Henderson NV, and Becci (Jody) Gregg of Lake Elmo, MN; a sister, Virginia (Tom) Flom of La Clede, ID; sixteen grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and a sister.