Elizabeth Joann Laning

Friday, June 7, 2019

Elizabeth Joann Laning, 70, of Nevada, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Medicalodges in Nevada. Elizabeth was born May 1, 1949, to Adolph James and Grace Laverne (Howard) Soukap.

Joann grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1968. She worked as a beautician in Nevada for most of her life. Joann attended the First Baptist Church in Rich Hill. She also loved to cook, watch movies, and had a genuine love for animals. Joann enjoyed the time she spent with her children, grandchildren, and family, and especially cherished the time she shared with her sister Frances Lammers.

Survivors include two children, James Kiger (Becky) of Rich Hill, Mo., and Candice Laning (Chris) of Nevada, Mo.; grandchildren, Nicholas Kiger, Blake Kiger, and Brandon Patrick; two brothers, Stanley Soukup of Nevada, Mo., and Donald Soukup of Nevada, Mo.; as well as several other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Frances Lammers.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, June 8, at 1:30 p.m., at Moore Cemetery. Friends may call from now and until noon on Saturday at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

Memorials are suggested to Heartland Hospice in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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