Laverne Alice Kammerzell
Laverne Kammerzell, 79 year old Woodward resident, died Saturday, January 11, 2020 in Oklahoma City. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, January 19, 2020 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

Laverne Alice (Neal) Kammerzell was born on November 15, 1940 in Olney, Texas; she was the daughter of Elmer William and Lucille Pearline (Shipman) Neal. As a young child Laverne lived in Kadone Corner, Texas; Wichita Falls, Texas and Wichita, Kansas. She attended grade school in Electra, Texas; and high school in Derby, Kansas. She was united in marriage to Carl Max Kammerzell on December 22, 1964 in Wichita Falls, Texas where they made their home. Laverne and Carl moved frequently throughout their married life, following Carl's career in the United States Air Force. They lived in New Hampshire; Guam; Louisiana; North Dakota; moving to Woodward in the later part of 1981 when Carl retired. Laverne worked in hospital administration throughout her working career.

She enjoyed photography, and researching ancestry. Laverne loved her time spent with her family. Laverne loved helping people, she was wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

She was a member of the Red Hat Club, Women of the Moose, and the Grand Regent of Oklahoma.

Laverne is survived by her husband Carl of the home; three daughters, Gail Cline of Shattuck; Tammy Owen and husband Robert of Bartlesville; Elisha Jahnke and husband Bruce of Oklahoma City; son, Bill Kammerzell of Enid; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; sister, Patsy Roggenbuck and husband Bob of Temple, Texas; other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Darlene Vesprimi; brother, Matthew Walther, Jr. and many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

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Jan 19, 2020
She is mom's sister and sorry for the lost,of family, I wish the best for the rest of the family, good bless her and all of you,,