Laverne Ione (Paulman) Osswald, 91, went to her heavenly home, April 1, 2021.
Laverne was born May 13, 1929 in the town of Easton to the late Arthur Paulman and Ada (Paulman) Brendenmeuhl. Laverne married the love of her life, Walter Henry Osswald on August 9th, 1946. With Walter serving in the U.S. Air Force, the two traveled and lived in various cities throughout the country. They would finally settle on the farm in Wausau, Wisconsin. She loved tending to her beautiful garden and bird watching. Laverne was also a gifted seamstress, knitter, puzzle solver, bookworm, Badger football fan, animal lover and professional spoiler to her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Laverne is preceded in death by her late husband Walter Osswald, father Arthur Paulman, mother Ada Brendenmeuhl, step-father George Brendenmeuhl, brother Del Paulman and brother Dale Brendenmeuhl.
Laverne is survived by her children, Walter (Mary), Chris (Jennifer), Kathy, Mark and Kim; 15 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Laverne was a loving and devoted Christian, daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, cousin, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, friend and will be deeply missed.
The funeral mass will be celebrated at The Church of Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Thursday, April 8, 2021. Visitation will be held at 9:30am and service to follow at 10:30am. Brainard Funeral Home will be assisting the family with arrangements.
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