Cherry Blossoms

LaVon A. (Schmidt) Barth

January 2, 1931 ~ March 15, 2020 (age 89)


Hastings resident LaVon A. Barth, 89, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, a celebration of life will be held at a later date. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

LaVon was born January 2, 1931, in Glenvil, NE to Fred O. & Flora (Penning) Schmidt. She graduated from Blue Hill High School. LaVon married Ray A. Barth on June 30, 1950, in Hastings, NE; he preceded her in death on January 28, 1999.

LaVon was employed at Mode O’Day and Mary Lanning Healthcare. She was a member of First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hastings. LaVon spent countless hours volunteering at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Mary Lanning Healthcare, and Tehama Temple. She remained close to her friends and co-workers. LaVon’s family nicknames were “GG” and “E”. She was also known for her cherry pie and mac & cheese.

LaVon was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ray A. Barth; three brothers, Jesse, Ben, and Leslie Schmidt; and sister, LaVera Meyer.

Sons & Spouses:                    
    Dr. Gary & Carla Barth – Greeley, CO
    Roger & Ann Barth – Fontana, WI
Daughter & Spouse:               
    Barbara & Darryl Parde – Hastings, NE
    Kreston Barth
    Stacey Barth
    Samantha (Mark) Beck
    Kristin Barth (fiancé Alex Wendell)
    Alycia (Jamie) Watts
    Alexis Parde
    Kyle (Alexandra) Barth
    Grayce Beck
    Grayhm Beck              
    Jack Watts
    Sam Watts
    Alex Watts
    Josie Watts
    Reese Beck
    Grant Beck
    Beverly Barth – Hastings, NE
    Colleen Rippen – Hastings, NE
Numerous Nieces & Nephews

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