The service was held Friday, Sept. 6 at Biggers Funeral Chapel. Committal was held Sunday, Sept. 8 at DeWitt Cemetery near Humboldt, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorials in John’s name be made to the Western Star Cowboy Church 790 C.R. 3693, Paradise, Texas 76073 to help build their long awaited arena.
John was a caring and loving man that will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Verna and Merle E. Laver Sr. of Humboldt, Kansas.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Linda; children, Christopher Laver of Newark, New Jersey, Randy and Felicia Laver of Azle; brothers and sisters, Fritz Laver of Chanute, Kansas, Randy and Laura Laver of Wichita, Kansas, Jeff Laver of Bonner Springs, Kansas, Darla and Tony Sanchez of Humboldt, and Jennifer McConnell of Chanute, Kansas; and beautiful grandchildren, Caliandra, Danny, Gabriel and Laylah.
The Azle News,
Sept. 11, 2013 Edition