Lavine Greenslade

Birth date: January 31, 1926
Death date: March 04, 2011


Lavine Jeanette Greenslade, 85, of Cresco, IA passed away on Friday, March 4, 2011 at the Regional Health Services of Howard County in Cresco, IA.


Lavine Rassman was born on January 31, 1926 to Fred and Alice (Short) Rassman, Jr. Upon Lavine's parents deaths on October 14, 1933, she and her brother, Kenneth were raised by their grandparents, Fred & Anna Rassman, Sr.


Lavine attended Howard County grade schools and graduated Cresco High School in 1944. She worked at Kellow's Grocery Store and the Cresco Bank. She also drove school bus for 33 years. On June 20, 1945 Lavine married LuVerne Greenslade. To this union 3 children were born. Together they farmed the Cresco area for over 41 years. Playing cards was a favorite pastime of Lavine's and held the position of Treasurer for the group.


She is survived by her daughter, Ann (John) Sedalia of Missouri, a son Gerald (Starla) of Cresco, IA, grandchildren, Darrin Fravel of Chillocothe, MO, Lori Williams of Kansas City, MO, Jesse (Jolynn) Fravel of Sedalia, MO, Jennifer (Lee) Heller of Ankeny, Iowa, Jordan Greenslade of Cresco, IA, and Joshua Greenslade of Cresco, IA, great grandchildren, Tiffany Bottcher of Kansas City, MO, Brooke & Jake Williams of Kansas City, MO, and Alyssa Fravel of Sedalia, MO, her brother Kenneth (Arlene) Rassman of Grover Beach, CA, along with numerous cousins in the Owatonna, MN area.


She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband on July 24, 1990, and her son Dennis on July 20, 1968.



Friends may call at the Lindstrom Funeral Home in Cresco, IA from 4 to 8p.m. on Monday evening, as well as one hour prior to services at the church.


Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cresco, IA at 10:30 a.m.


Burial will be in the Ridgeway Cemetery in Ridgeway, Iowa.