Lavonne Rook, 92

Lavonne Rook, 92, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at Grandview Heights Rehab and Healthcare in Marshalltown. Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 11, 2017, at the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Marshalltown. Arrangements are entrusted to Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 West Main Street in Marshalltown. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown or First Congregational Church in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to

Lavonne was born on June 17, 1925, to William and Susie (Crandall) Rook in Marshalltown. She graduated from Marshalltown High School. Lavonne babysat for many years and enjoyed working with kids. She was a member of the Electric Rebekah Lodge #331 from 1973 to 1994, Concordia Rebekah Lodge #295, Georgia Quigley State Rebekah Lodge #1 of Elberon, IA, First Congregational Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. Lavonne’s passions were fishing and birds, owning several parakeets named Billy.

Lavonne will be missed by her niece, Mary (Jeffrey) Bond, and a nephew, Richard (Marlene) Rook, both of Marshalltown, and seven great nieces and nephews.

Lavonne is preceded in death by her brother, Gene Rook, and a nephew, Ronald Rook.