Lavern G. Bacon, age 95 of Plainfield, died Monday, January 29, 2018 at Wild Rose Manor. He was born in Heffron on February 6, 1922 to Reuben and Alice (Sipher) Bacon. Lavern married Lena Eastling on September 26, 1946. She died in 1977. He then married Adrienne (LaFerriere) Underwood MacDougal on June 8, 1995 in Wautoma. She died in 2005. Lavern farmed potatoes for many years until his retirement. He enjoyed collecting and tinkering with classic cars, had a passion for growing flowers, bird watching and wildlife.
Lavern is survived by his daughter: Irene (David) Milovanovich; step children: Robert Underwood, Rita Redman, Marcella Biddill, Josephine Comfort, Viola Singletary, Ernest (Lynn) Underwood; two sisters: Janet Nelson and Audrey Rasmussen; grandchildren; great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; two wives; son: Gary Bacon; two brothers: Donald and Marvin Bacon and a sister: Doris Parse.
Funeral services will be held at 5PM on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Wautoma. There will be a visitation on Saturday February 10, 2018 at Leikness Funeral Home, Wautoma from 9:30AM to 11AM and again from 2PM to 4PM at the funeral home. Burial will take place on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 10AM at Plainfield Cemetery.