LaVona A. Keiser
Date of Birth
January 10, 1927
Yutan, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
October 13, 2019
Omaha, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Friday, October 18, 2019 ~ 10:30 a.m.
American Lutheran Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Interment at Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Visitation Directions

Thursday, October 17, 2019 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska


American Lutheran Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska

LaVona A. Keiser, 92, of Ashland, NE, entered into rest on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Heritage at Legacy in Omaha, NE.  She was born on January 10, 1927 in Yutan, NE to Frederick William and Rose Clara (Eggert) Nissen.

LaVona grew-up in the Yutan area and lived on the family farm.  She attended country school and graduated from Yutan High School.  On April 10, 1948, LaVona was united in marriage to Kenneth Keiser at St. John Lutheran Church in Yutan, NE.  Kenneth and LaVona farmed in their early years of marriage until they moved to Ashland.  She worked for Western Electric for over 25 years until her retirement.

Following retirement, LaVona and her husband went on many trips by car and tour bus.  They enjoyed traveling with family and friends.  LaVona also enjoyed dancing and playing cards.  She was a member of American Lutheran Church in Ashland, NE.

She is survived by her sons, Steve (Cheryl) Keiser of Johnston, IA and Tim Keiser of Omaha, NE; grandchildren, Joseph Keiser of Johnston, IA and Gena (Lerry) Chapman of New Braunfels, TX; great-grandchildren, Phillip Wells, Katherine Fellwock and Julianna Salah.

She was preceded in death by husband, Kenneth Keiser; parents, William and Rosa Nissen; brothers, Duane Nissen and Verner Nissen.

Condolences for LaVona A. Keiser
  1. Vana Rogers
    • October 15, 2019 - 4 months ago

    Tim and family:

    So sorry to hear about your Mom. Hold close all the great memories. Thinking of you.

    Vana Rogers

  2. Myrtle Nygren
    • October 15, 2019 - 4 months ago

    Lavona was my mother’s cousin. She was a lovely lady; I always enjoyed visiting with her.

  3. Shari Nygren
    • October 16, 2019 - 4 months ago

    We loved LaVona! She was such a kind, gentle, loving lady! Always talked about family! She was able to tell David and me how we were related. Told us many childhood stories! We will miss our visits!
    We were planning on coming to funeral until David’s uncle died and funeral is same day in Iowa!
    Your mother has a special place in our heart! We miss her dearly!
    David and Shari ( Washburn) Nygren

  4. Phyllis Leaver
    • October 21, 2019 - 4 months ago

    LaVona was married to my cousin Ken Keiser.
    A sweet lady who always seem happy.may she rest in peace!

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