, age 89, formerly of Festus, Missouri, passed away peacefully May 9, 2017, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She was born March 30, 1928, in Oran, Missouri, the daughter of the late Irmina (nee Gosche) and Paul Pobst.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Edward Joseph Stoll, and step-grandson Danny Smith.
She is survived by daughter Karen (Floyd) Smith of Kelso, Missouri; sons Mike Stoll of St. Louis, Missouri, and Jeff (Sara) Stoll of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; sisters Carolyn (the late Jere) Tenkhoff and Marietta (the late Bill) Graviett, both of Oran; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
She was the owner and operator of Laverne's Beauty Shop in Festus, a member of Our Lady Catholic Church in Festus, and a member of the Our Lady's Quilters.
Visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus. Funeral Mass at 10:00 A.M. Friday, May 12, at Our Lady Catholic Church, officiated by Fr. Jeffrey Maassen. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Crystal City, Missouri. Memorials in Laverne's name are preferred to Masses.