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LaVeda  C.  Regier
  • Memorial donations may be given to the First United Methodist Church or Harden Hospice in care of the funeral home.

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“Got to know LaVeda when our kids bought the house south of hers. Will miss the beautiful flower garden she tended. Even during the drought her...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Dwight & Brenda Becker - KS

“Kath, This comes as such a shock. It was just a couple of months ago when we talked about your mother & her sister making a long road trip together....Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Deborah Androes Pollack - NM

“I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. My prayers go out to Carol and the entire family. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Sue Miller - San Marcos, CA

“Carol and family, we were so sorry to read about your Mom. Our thoughts are with you. Laraine and Steve. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Laraine Erickson - McPherson, KS

“For many years LaVeda was a part of the McPherson Senior Center Aerobics class. I feel blessed to have known LaVeda and I will miss her smile. ...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Sondra Frank - Mcpherson, KS

“Grandma LeVeda will be missed greatly. We are so glad that we are able to be a part of her family and legacy. We can only hope that she is as proud...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Corey and Ariel - Olathe, KS

“your FAMI family will miss you. I worked with Laveda for many many years. We shared the same job for many years and tho I was much younger then her...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: kathy brick - mcpherson, KS

“I met Laveda while working at FAMI. She amazed me. She was a very hard worker, willing to help others and always showed the grace she had been...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Juanita Hanson - MCPHERSON, KS


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LaVeda C. (Unruh) Regier, 84, of McPherson, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 5, 2013, at the McPherson Care Center. She was retired from Farmer's Alliance Insurance Company, having worked in the claims department. She formerly was a teacher at Greenwood, North Union, and Good Hope rural schools.

She was born on December 8, 1928, in Galva, KS, the daughter of Dave J. and Della Mae (Decker) Unruh. She graduated from Galva High School and attended McPherson College. On November 16, 1950, she was united in marriage to Charles E. Regier at the Methodist Parsonage in Canton by Rev. Evan Markley.

LaVeda was a member of the First United Methodist Church, McPherson.

Survivors include: husband, Charles Regier of the home; son, Kelly Regier of McPherson, KS; daughters, Kathy Burnison and husband, Randy, of Raymore, MO and Carol Jonas and husband, Steve, of Marion, KS; sisters, Darlene Everhart of McPherson, KS and Norma Mittelsteadt of Jamesville, MN; brother, Robert Unruh and wife, Mary, of Canton, KS; seven grandchildren, Jon-Jon Burnison (Maggie) of Wichita, KS, Ashley Nelson (Tuck) of Raymore, MO, Nicolas Jonas of McPherson, KS, Jeremy Jonas (Karen) of McPherson, KS, Corey Jonas (Ariel) of Olathe, KS, Kendall Regier of Wichita, KS, and Staci Regier of Lawrence, KS; three great-grandchildren and one of the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Roland Unruh, sister, Joyce Lawless, brothers-in-law, Carl Lawless, Merlin Mittelsteadt, and Richard Everhart; and sisters-in-law, Betty Demieville and JoAnn Regier.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 AM, Friday, August 9, 2013, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Karen Rice Ratzlaff officiating. Burial will be in the McPherson Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:00 to 7:00 PM, Thursday, with the family present from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Stockham Family Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the First United Methodist Church or Harden Hospice in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.