Violetan Laune
Date of Birth
December 13, 1936
Wahoo, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
February 17, 2020
Omaha, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Friday, February 21, 2020 ~ 10:30 a.m.
United Methodist Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Interment at Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Visitation Directions

Thursday, February 20, 2020 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska


United Methodist Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Violetan Laune, 83, of Ashland, NE, entered into rest on Monday, February 17, 2020 at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE.  She was born December 13, 1936 in Wahoo, NE to Earl and Lula (Chapman) Hurst.  Violetan graduated from Ashland High School in 1955.  On June 10, 1956, she was united in marriage to Dean Laune at Ashland United Methodist Church in Ashland, NE.  She worked for many years with her husband, Dean, as a travel agent and accountant operating Laune Sales and Service.

Violetan enjoyed her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed running the store, square dancing and watching her grandchildren participate in activities.  She deeply loved her family and was deeply loved.  She was a member of Ashland United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, P.E.O. Chapter B.D. and she taught Sunday school for children and adults.

She is survived by children, Steven D. (Kayla) Laune of Ashland, NE, Annette L. (Paul) Smith of Omaha, NE and Thomas D. (Andrea) Laune of Franklin, TN; grandchildren, Naomi Barent, Trent (Megan) Laune, Monica (Tyler) Payne, Kirsten Laune, Louis (Alanna) Smith, Charles Smith, Gregory Smith, Clara Laune and Jonathan Laune; great-grandchildren, Delain Barent, Elyse Barent, Landry Barent, Kooper Payne and Kayden Payne; brother, Claude Hurst.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dean L. Laune; parents, Earl and Lula Hurst.

Condolences for Violetan Laune
  1. • February 20, 2020 - 11 months ago

    Laune Family,
    May the memories you hold close give you strength for the days ahead,
    Peace and Prayers,
    Gary and Leslie Krings

  2. Anonymous
    • February 22, 2020 - 11 months ago

    I grew up in Ashland and I remember Mrs. Laune always being so kind! I am sorry for your loss!

  3. Vana Rogers
    • March 3, 2020 - 11 months ago

    Steve and Family:

    Was so sorry to hear of your Mom. She was always so pleasant and nice to talk to.

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