Lavon Martins, Postville, Iowa, October 30, 2020

Lavon Martins, 92, of Postville, Iowa died Friday, October 30, 2020 at Good Samaritan Society in Waukon, Iowa.  Lavon was born September 4, 1928 to Larry and Bessie (Segrist) Ewing in Franklin Township, Iowa. She was baptized on April 17, 1938 and confirmed on October 2, 1955. She attended Forest Mills Country School and graduated from Waukon High School.

Lavon was united in marriage with Virgil Walter Martins on February 13, 1955 at Community Presbyterian Church in Postville, Iowa. Lavon worked at Douglas Drug Store and was a farm wife.  She enjoyed dancing, playing cards, having coffee with her sister, Lola, going to sales and doing ceramics.

Surviving Lavon are many family members on both the Ewing and Martins side. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil; her parents, Larry and Bessie Ewing; and one sister, Lola Mork.

A Public Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, November 2, 2020 at Postville Cemetery, Postville, Iowa with Pastor Lynn Noel as the officiant.

Due to Covid-19 we suggest that everyone wear a mask and continue social distancing if you are going to attend. Also, if you would like to sit, please bring a chair.

Memorials may be sent to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Postville Fire Department and Postville Ambulance Service.

Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Postville, Iowa is assisting the family with arrangements.

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