LaVerne S. Lisney

LaVerne S. Lisney

LaVerne S. Lisney, 76, of LaFarge, Wisconsin, died on Saturday May 10, 2014 surrounded by his family at Vernon Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Crawford County on April 23, 1938 son of Vester and Creda (Silbaugh) Lisney. LaVerne was united in marriage with Dolly Young on January 4, 1957 at Viroqua Methodist Church. LaVerne worked at Harvey Schroeder’s Mink Ranch, Badger Ordinance, Nelson Muffler, LaFarge Public School, and LaFarge Medical Center. LaVerne was an Organic Valley squash farmer for 12 years. He was an avid deer hunter and outdoorsman. LaVerne Lisney had many cherished family members, wonderful friends and a strong faith in God.

LaVerne is survived by his wife Dolly Lisney of LaFarge; five children: Rhonda (Rich) Everhart of LaFarge, Lara (Larry) Potter of LaFarge, Steve (Cindy) Lisney of LaFarge, Brenda (Tony) McGuire of Mona, Iowa, Mike (Lara) Lisney of LaFarge; eleven grandchildren: Elayna, Dustin, Ashlee, Josh, Amber, Kyle, Clay, Joe, Krista, Katy, Kassy; six great grandchildren: Makayla, Emily, Brian, Kaleb, Gage, Kynlee; two sisters: Ruth Ann Elliot of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, Beverly Vlasak of Lone Rock, Wisconsin, many nieces and nephews, in-laws, and friends.

LaVerne was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Clarence Burke, and in-laws Aleda and Joe Young.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Faith United Methodist Church Salem Ridge, with burial to follow in the Star Cemetery. Friends may call at the Seland Huston Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Thursday at the Faith United Methodist Church from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at 11:00 AM.

The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be