LaVonne Horn

LaVonne (Goshorn) Horn was born in Wakefield, Neb., April 18, 1932. She started her teaching career in rural schools in Nebraska.
During the Korean War, she and her husband, Don, worked in Wichita, Kan., at Boeing Aircraft. They then moved to western Nebraska to Scottsbluff, where they taught school for 25 years.
They retired in 1988 and spent the next 13 years between Arizona City, Ariz., and their beloved Black Hills living in Custer, S.D. They enjoyed working a number of summers at various tourist attractions- the Cosmos, Rockerville and the 1880 Train. Don passed away in 2003.
LaVonne was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the Custer Lutheran Fellowship Church. She enjoyed the many summers she and Don were volunteers at the 1881 Courthouse Museum.
LaVonne died March 16, 2021, at Rapid City (S.D.) Monument Hospice House. She was 88.
She is survived by her brother, Bob (Shirley) Goshorn of Bosque Farms, N.M.; sister-in-law, Billee Burley of Eaton, Colo.; sister-in-law, Ruth (Marvin)  Goshorn of Mindon, Nev.; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorial services were March 22 at Custer Lutheran Fellowship with Reverend Pam Power officiating.
Arrangements have been placed in the care of Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Custer. Written condolences may be sent to

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