LaVern Helen (Gregerson) FabianApril 11, 1927 ~ May 21, 2017 (age 90)
LaVern Helen (Gregerson) Fabian, 90, of Livingston, Montana passed away on Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at her son’s home. A memorial service will be held in the summer at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1505 East Gallatin St., Livingston.
LaVern was born in Denton, Montana to Lawrence and Marina (Jacob) Gregerson. The family relocated to Livingston when LaVern was quite young. She attended schools here and worked helping her mother make pies and as a waitress at, Murray Café. This is where she met the love of her life, Hank. He ordered Lemon Meringue Pie and Chocolate Ice Cream to get her attention. On April 25th, 1945 she as united in marriage to George H. “Hank” Fabian in Lewistown.
They lived there for a short time, as this was Hank’s home town. LaVern and Hank then made Livingston their home; she had lived in that home for the last 67 years, only recently staying with her son, Gary. She also had worked at the Enterprise stuffing inserts in the newspaper. But her favorite job was being a mother and wife. She had her little four legged kids too, her little loves Sparkle and Sadie.
She enjoyed crocheting and canning the fruits and veggies from the garden that Hank kept. She lived life devoted to her faith of Jehovah’s Witnesses. “Mom was a beautiful woman inside and out, mom, you will be missed."
She is survived by her son Gary Fabian and his wife, Debbie; two grandchildren, Melisa and Elias and two great-grandchildren, Jesse and Cole Fabian all of Livingston; daughters, Buffy Ross and her husband Jerry and Lisa Turley and her significant other, Micah Coffey, all of San Diego, CA. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was predeceased by an infant daughter, Cathy; son, Terry Fabian. Her parents Lawrence and Marina; siblings, Margaret, Lillian, Elsie, Clarence, Albert and Ida.
Arrangements are under the care of Franzen-Davis Funeral Home and Crematory in Livingston.