Laverna Greenfield, 1923-2019

Published 1:00 am Thursday, February 7, 2019

Memorial services for Laverna Greenfield, 95, of Albert Lea will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mansfield Lutheran Church. The Rev. Don Rose will officiate. Interment will be at Mansfield Cemetery at a later date. Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the service at the church. Online condolences are welcome at

Laverna Greenfield

Laverna died Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at her home.

Laverna Greenfield was born Aug. 22, 1923, in Walters, the daughter of Albert and Ada (Akemann) Yost. She grew up in rural Walters and attended Hintz School District 118. On June 10, 1947, she was united in marriage to Lyle Greenfield in Mansfield. She was a member of Mansfield Lutheran Church where she had been active in the circle. Laverna’s favorite pastime was baking.

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Laverna is survived by her daughter, Mavis Chaloner; son, Lynn (Jean) Greenfield; grandchildren Darren (Julie) Chaloner, Devin (Sheryl) Chaloner, Chris Chaloner, Travis (Gennifer) Greenfield, Dyon (Wendy) Greenfield and Linnea (Mike) Petersen; great-grandchildren Donovan, Nolan, Damian, Allison, Marcus, Wyatt, Lucas, Bristol, Aidan, Noah, Ethan, Kate, Riley and Ali-Jean; sister, Yvonne Enser; brother, Virgil (Glenda) Yost; sister-in-law, Ruth Yost; and many nieces and nephews.

Laverna was preceded in death by her husband, Lyle; son, Warren Greenfield; parents Albert and Ada; brother, LaMars Yost; sons-in-law Phil Chaloner and Ken Puser; and brother-in-law, Franklin Enser.