LaVETTA BURKHALTER, 92, of Creston (Svcs. 11-17-12)


November 15th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

LaVETTA BURKHALTER, 92, of Creston, died Tue., Nov. 13th, at the Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. Funeral services for LaVETTA BURKHALTER will be held 10:30-a.m. Sat., Nov. 17th, at the 1st Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), in Creston. Powers Funeral Home in Creston has the arrangements.

An open visitation will be held at the funeral home from 2-to 8-pm Fri., Nov. 16th, with the family to receive friends from 6-8pm. Online condolences may be left under the obituary category at

Memorials may be directed to the 1st Christian Church/Disciples of Christ in  Creston, CARE Initiatives Hospice, and/or Prairie View Assisted Living in Creston.

Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery, in Cromwell.

LaVETTA BURKHALTER is survived by:

Her children – Diana (husband Jim) Fender of Hancock; Dixie (husband Dennis) Davis of Diagonal; and Dean (wife Karen) Burkhalter of Sugan Grove, Il.

Her sister – Doris Hood, of Diagonal.

8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, her sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends.