LaVera Ina Higgason

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About LaVera Ina Higgason

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Birth: June 10, 1890 - Death: December 9, 1975 (85) -

Parents; Adam Mark Hammer 1862 – 1933 & Ellen Eliza Rash 1869 – 1931

Spouse - Walter Bruce Higgason - 1884 – 1960-

Children:

Hazel Avonelle Higgason 1908 – 2004, -

Frances Marian Higgason 1911 – 1984, -

Wallace Bruce Higgason 1913 – 1974, -

Orville John Higgason 1914 – 1996, -

Max Robertson Higgason 1916 – 2007, -

Vern Higgason 1918 – 1919, -

Arlene Higgason 1921 – 2004, -

William Dinsmore Higgason 1923 – 1970, -

Ronald Higgason 1924 – 1941, -

Bettie Colleen Higgason 1927 –


ELDORA - (Special) - Services for Mrs. LaVera Higgason, 85, a lifelong Hardin County resident who was for many years a practical nurse, will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Longnecker Funeral Home. The Rev. Paul E. Syster will officiate, and burial will be in Miller Cemetery southwest of Union.

Mrs. Higgason, who had lived in Eldora 47 years, died Tuesday at Eldora Community Hospital. She was born near Union July 20, 1890, a daughter of Adam and Eliza Rash Hammer, and was married at Marshalltown Oct. 1, 1907, to Walter B. Higgason, who died in 1960.

Surviving are six children: Mrs. Dean (Avonelle) Rash of Union, Mrs. Frances Mayer of Los Angeles, Calif., Orville Higgason and Max Higgason Sr. of Eldora, Mrs. Howard (Arlene) Bitters of Iowa Falls and Mrs. James (Bettie) Dix of New Providence. There are 24 grandchildren, 68 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.

Also surviving are a brother, Verlin Hammer of Marshalltown, and three sisters, Mrs. Harriet Bittner, Mrs. Bethel Teske and Mrs. Luella Peterson, all of Des Moines.

Four sons, one in infancy, preceded Mrs. Higgason in death, as did a brother and three sisters.

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LaVera Ina Higgason's Timeline

1890
June 10, 1890
IA, USA
1908
May 22, 1908
Age 17
Zearing, IA, USA
1909
1909
Age 18
IA, USA
1911
July 14, 1911
Age 21
Eldora, IA, USA
1913
October 26, 1913
Age 23
Iowa Falls, IA, USA
1914
June 22, 1914
Age 24
Union, IA, USA
1916
March 18, 1916
Age 25
Union, IA, USA
1918
January 27, 1918
Age 27
1921
May 6, 1921
Age 30
Eldora, IA, USA
1923
January 8, 1923
Age 32
Union, IA, USA