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LaVerne Doubravsky



LaVerne Doubravsky, 85, passed away at her home in Goldendale, on Oct. 16, 2013.

She was born June 27, 1928 in Goldendale to Sylvia (Schuster) and Felix Yeley. After graduating from high school, LaVerne attended Washington State University until future husband Ed Doubravsky lured her back to Goldendale. On July 22, 1948, LaVerne married the love of her life, Charles Edward Doubravsky. They had three sons, Mark, Alan, and Scott. She was employed by Klickitat County, which she worked for her entire career, including 12 years as Klickitat County Treasurer.

After retiring from County service, LaVerne spent her time puttering around the Victorian house she loved, taking care of her cats, and working with her crafts.

LaVerne was an avid gardener. She had a great love for her flowers. Her yard was always full of a great variety of colors.

After LaVerne and Ed retired, they greatly enjoyed traveling. From the flea markets of Portland to Europe and North Africa, they enjoyed going places together.

LaVerne was a member of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by her sons, Mark, Alan and Scott, all of Goldendale; her sister, Doris Brack, brother, Bob Yeley and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Her husband, Ed, preceded her in death in 2001. A funeral service will be held at Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel in Goldendale, on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m.


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