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. Private condolences may be sent to the
family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is
serving the family.
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
Grandchildren: Kreston Barth
Samantha (Mark) Beck
Kristin Barth (fiancé Alex Wendell)
Alycia (Jamie) Watts
Great-Grandchildren: Kyle (Alexandra) Barth
Sisters-in-law: Beverly Barth – Hastings, NE
Colleen Rippen – Hastings, NE
Numerous Nieces & Nephews