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Linda Grace LaVan

August 7, 1956 ~ December 23, 2019 (age 63)

Obituary

Linda LaVan, 63, of Marion Center, died Monday, December 23, 2019, at her home.

The daughter of Larry and Margaret (Johnston) Shields, she was born August 7, 1956 in Indiana, Pa.

Linda was a foster mother to many children. She also had many interests which included, horseback riding, reading, cooking, crafts, country music, collecting cookie jars, hunting, four wheeling and Sunday dinners with her family.

Surviving is her mother, Margaret Shields, Marion Center, children, David (Sara) LaVan, Home, Nate, Billy, Darnell, and Casey LaVan, all of Marion Center, Johnny LaVan, Indiana, Jordan (Lauren) LaVan, Kittanning, Liam and Bobby LaVan, Marion Center; grandchildren, Danielle LaVan, Home, Isaiah LaVan, Creekside, and Karson LaVan, Home.; brothers, Gary (Marie) Shields, Marion Center and Dennis (Grace) Shields, Mayport; and sister-in-law, Darlene Shields, Creekside

Preceding Linda in death were her father, Larry Shields, husband, Charles LaVan, a brother, Ron Shields, and uncle, Don Johnston

Friends will be received on Saturday from 12 to 3 pm at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home. An additional hour of viewing will be held from 6 to 7 pm at the Old Mahoning Baptist Church, Smicksburg. Funeral service will immediately follow with Rev. Micah McMillen, officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations to assist the younger family members may be made to the Old Mahoning Baptist Church, 5225 Mahoning Road, Home, PA 15747.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 28, 2019

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home
898 Old Route 119 N
Indiana, PA 15701

Visitation
Saturday
December 28, 2019

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Old Mahoning Baptist Church
5225 Mahoning Road
Smicksburg, PA 16256

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 28, 2019

7:00 PM
Old Mahoning Baptist Church
5225 Mahoning Road
Smicksburg, PA 16256

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