Lavonna Marie Shotwell

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Obituary

LAVONNA MARIE SHOTWELL
June 13, 1924 ~ February 7, 2011

LaVonna Marie Shotwell peacefully passed away on Mon., Feb. 7, 2011 in Vancouver, WA. She was born on June 13, 1924 in Orchards, WA to James and Olive Krout. LaVonna was 86 years old and a lifetime resident.
In her early years she played women's fast pitch softball
and in 1950 was named Clark Co. top female athlete.
LaVonna raised five children and worked as a Vancouver School District bus diver until retirement at 65.
She enjoyed life through softball, music, dancing, gardening, travel, playing cards and was an avid Blazers fan.
LaVonna is survived by her loving children, David (Barbara) Shotwell of Seattle, WA, Steven (Marcia) Shotwell of Selah, WA, Ken (Matt) Shotwell of Vancouver, KayCee (Jerry) Coday of Vancouver, and Kamee (Darrel) Williams of Vancouver; brothers, Clell Krout of Yreka, CA and Wayne (Anne) Krout of Portland, OR; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David, of 32 years in 1973.
A celebration of LaVonna's life will be held on Sat., March 5, 2011 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at the Hostess House, 1007 N.E. 6th, Vancouver, WA. Flowers maybe ordered via the Hostess House or a donation can be made to the Portland
Please sign LaVonna's guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.

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Published in The Columbian on Feb. 27, 2011
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