November 4, 1925 – October 30, 2019

Aged 93 years, 11 months, 26 days.

LaVeda was born to Herman and Effie Kluver November 4, 1925 at Spring Ranch, NE.

She passed away October 30, 2019 at her residence in Colorado Springs.

She grew up on the farm in Spring Ranch, Nebraska during The Great Depression and the Dust Bowl Years.

She married Robert Stang May 6, 1946. They met when she was about 14 and dated after Robert returned from WWII. Robert preceded her in death September 11, 1998.

She is survived by her four children: Robert Stang Jr., Loraine Stang-Ramus and her husband Dwight, Gregory Stang, Toni Pickett and her husband Steven. She is also survived by six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

LaVeda worked at the Hastings Nebraska Naval Ammunition Depot during WWII. The plant provided over 40% of the Navy’s munitions. She laced powder bags used in the big guns on battleships and made depth charges.

She loved sewing, quilts, and her beautiful rose garden. She and Robert liked to go dance to country music.

She was a wonderful wife and mom and had a great laugh. She always listened to and helped her family. She cared for and loved them so very well. She was the best mom four children could ever have. She will be forever missed by those she leaves behind.

Services will be held Thursday, November 7 at 10:00 AM at Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 East Fountain Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80910, with a visitation one hour prior. Private entombment will be at Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Garden of Angels.

You can send flowers, or make a memorial donation to New Century Hospice through their website

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  1. She was an incredible aunt and was much loved.

  2. Our deepest sympathy. LaVeda was a great model of support for her husband. She was always sweet to me from our first meeting, and I felt like we were friends. She and my mother shared a birthday and I hope they can meet in heaven.

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