Mary Lavaun Hann, age 81, of Grant City, Missouri died Friday, November 1, 2013 at the Worth County Convalescent Center.
Lavaun was born October 8, 1932 near Irena, Missouri the daughter of the late Lester and Deva (Miller) Austin. She was a 1951 graduate of Grant City High School, Grant City.
Lavaun was a member of the Grant City Baptist Church, baptized at age 15. Other former memberships included the Uneeda Club and the American Legion Auxiliary.
She was united in marriage to George Dale Hann on June 7, 1952 in Grant City. To this union six children were born; Connie, Billy, Gary, Barbra, Jeffry, and Michael.
Lavaun's love of children enabled her to provide childcare for many families in the community for years before her retirement.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband George (2008), two sons Billy and Jeffry Hann, and her brother Larry Austin.
Survivors include daughters Connie (Larry) Maudlin, Grant City, Barbra Runde, Maryville, Missouri, sons Gary (Tonya) Hann, Maryville, Michael (Tanya) Hann, Centralia, Missouri. One sister Freda (Rex) Robertson, Kansas City, Kansas. Nine grandchildren Tyler Hann, Stacy (Jon) Murphy, Austin Hann, Alexis (Chester) Bohling, Logan Runde, Trevor (Cassie) Runde, Brooke (Andrew) VanHulten, Nathan and Kirsten Hann. Eight great-grandchildren Brayden and Kennedy Murphy, Gabriel, Luke, and Hayleigh Runde, Keatan and Hadley Runde, Kylie VanHulten, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and a host of other friends and loved ones.
The funeral services will be held at 10 am Wednesday, November 6, at the Andrew's Funeral Home in Grant City. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 5, from 5-7 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Grant City cemetery.