LaVonne Carroll

LaVonne Carroll

April 26, 1939 – Aug. 15, 2023

 LaVonne Carroll died Aug. 15, 2023, surrounded by her family. She will be missed dearly by her family and those that knew her.  

LaVonne was born on April 26, 1939, in Huron, South Dakota, to Andrew and Agnes Waldner. She grew up in the Huron area. She married Nels Hein in her late teens and to this union her children, Kola and Randy, were born. They later divorced.

LaVonne met and married the love of her life in 1978, and in 1979 their daughter Lisa was born. She also gained another son, Mike, from this union. 

Dean and Lavonne enjoyed riding and raising horses together. They would help friends move cattle to the mountain and brand. She also enjoyed gambling and would take trips to Laughlin, Elko and Riverton.

Throughout her life, she worked at various jobs. She traveled with Dean and Lisa when he was working road construction. They were able to spend time all over Wyoming. 

After Dean’s passing, she enjoyed family gatherings with her children and grandchildren, attending her grandchildren’s activities and maintaining her home. She loved doing yard work and making sure things were looking nice.

LaVonne is survived by her sons Randy (Sonja) Hein of Deaver and Mike (Deb) Carroll of Huron; daughters Kola Hein of Cowley and Lisa Eaton of Powell; sisters Marilyn Shoultz and Karen Shoultz; brothers Bob Waldner and Daryl Waldner; grandchildren Amy (Jeff), Cody (Mercedes), Drew, Devon, Abby, Jake and Luke; great-grandchildren Kayla, Gavin, Harmony, Kolarae, and Aralyn; and great-great-grandsons Ryder and Bentley. 

The family will have an informal celebration of life on September 2 at 3 p.m. in Cowley at LaVonne’s home.