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Laverne (Jenkins) Hostetler

Born: Thu., Sep. 2, 1920
Died: Thu., Jan. 24, 2013


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jan. 28, 2013
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tue., Jan. 29, 2013
Location: Hanover Location

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Jan. 29, 2013
Location: Grayson Funeral Home, Hanover

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Laverne Hostetler, age 92 of Hanover passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at King’s Daughters’ Hospital.
Mrs. Hostetler was born on September 2, 1920 in Jefferson County, IN the daughter of Alfred and Virgie Smith Jenkins. She married Emory Hostetler on April 2, 1938 in Jefferson County, IN. She was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church, a huge Bobby Knight fan and loved Indiana University Basketball. She was a former employee of the old Hilltop Animal Clinic and enjoyed gardening and quilting.
Survivors include a daughter, Patty Goforth(Norman), Jeffersonville, IN; sons, William E. Hostetler(Winona), New Washington, IN, Larry R. Hostetler(Janet), Floyds Knobs, IN and Ronald K. Hostetler, Hanover; sister, Agatha Patterson, Jeffersonville, IN; brother, William Jenkins(Margie), Dupont, In; daughter in law, Carolyn Hostetler, Hanover; eight grandchildren, Melissa Deaver, Mike Hostetler(Karen), Tony Hostetler(Lorinda), Christina Hostetler, Jill Thorne(David), Kelsey and Kirtley Hostetler and Randy Beckett; eight great-grandchildren, Sophia Goforth, Kimberlin and Jacob Thorne, Ashley Hostetler, Hunter and Mason Hostetler, Walker Flinders and Jaelen Hostetler; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Emory F. Hostetler on March 19, 1980, son, E. Leon Hostetler September 10, 2010 and infant sister Juanita Ann Jenkins.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at the Grayson Funeral Home, Hanover with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery in New Washington, IN. Visitation will be held on Monday from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and after 9:00 A.M. Tuesday until time of service at the funeral home. Expressions of Sympathy may take the form of donations to the Elizabeth Baptist Church or Crown Hill Cemetery Association.

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Ed and Brenda Hensley
   Posted Fri January 25, 2013
Were so sorry for your loss and pray for God's grace and comforting hands. Our love, our thoughts, and our prayers are with each of you.

Mary Griffith
   Posted Sat January 26, 2013
Patty and Family,
I am so saddened that Laverne has passed away. I always enjoyed our visits and she had a very special place in my heart. I thought of you both often. You are in my prayers. She was such a lovely lady. My sympathy to all,Mary Griffith

Mines family
   Posted Sat January 26, 2013
Those we love left us gifts in the form of precious memories and wisdom that we can still recall. These are the things that shall live on forever in our hearts. May the God of all comfort become your refuge and strength during this most difficult time. (Psalm46:1) Please accept our sincere condolences.

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