LaVonne Foulk

October 25, 1923 - June 04, 2019

Click here to sign the guest book


Thursday, June 06, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel

Friday, June 07, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel


Friday, June 07, 1:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel


LaVonne Foulk, 95, of Auburn died Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Garrett.

She was born October 25, 1923 in Conde, South Dakota, to James Harry and Emma (Woodard) Lash.

Her family moved to Hudson in 1934, coming from South Dakota.

On March 7, 1942, she married Donald Greenwood. He preceded her in death on June 28, 1951. Then on May 26, 1973, she married Glenn Foulk. He preceded her in death on April 3, 2003.

She had been a beautician in Ashley, and had also worked as a custodian at Angola Middle School and was a typesetter at Moore Business Forms in Angola.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Auburn.

LaVonne enjoyed crocheting, knitting, doing crafts, reading, and traveling. She loved spending time with her family.

Surviving are three sons, Gary (Pam) Greenwood of Butler, Terry (Julie) Greenwood of Waterloo, Jeffrey Filipow of Fort Wayne; and a daughter, Vicki (Gery) Meyer of Auburn; two stepdaughters, Susan Schroeder of Dayton, Ohio, and Nanette Foulk of Coldwater, Michigan; ten grandchildren, Scott Greenwood, Stacy (Dave) Gibson, Michele (Troy) Conrad, Tina (Damion) Wilson, Chad (Nickie) Greenwood, Ami Gomez, Jacob (Elisha) Winebrenner, Kelly (Jeff) Miller, Shannon (Lindsay) Meyer, and Jessica (Chris) Parrish; two step grandchildren, Jason Schroeder and Dawn (Carl) Carlson; 19 great-grandchildren; five step great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren; and a sister, Carol (Veryl) Carpenter of Angola.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Ione Lash, Rhoda Hedglin, Lorene DePew, and Elaine Hartman; and four brothers, Otis Lash, Ormond Lash, Earl Lash, and Gerald “Gabby” Lash; and the father of two of her children, Michael Filipow.

Funeral services will be Friday, June 7, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson/Ashley Chapel, 612 North Main Street, Hudson with Rev. Grant Merrell officiating. Burial will be in Circle Cemetery.

Calling is Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to services on Friday.

Preferred memorials are to First United Methodist Church, 1203 E. 7th Street, Auburn.

View a video tribute after Thursday or share memories and condolences at

Guest Book

Cathy, Mike & Carolyn Vadney
June 5th, 2019 3:19pm
Auburn, IN

So sorry for the loss of LaVonne, she was a faithful member of Auburn 1st UMC and will be missed. You are all in out thoughts and prayers.

Chad & Nickie Greenwood
June 4th, 2019 11:32pm
Henderson, Nevada 89002

With all my love, Always in our thoughts and prayers. You will be soarly missed but never forgotten Love You Grandma! 💜

Cheri Carpenter
June 4th, 2019 7:09pm
Fremont, IN 46737

Gary, Terry, Vicki, Jeff and extended family..... Thinking of you and yours.....Your mom, my Aunt "Curly", will be missed dearly. She is in a better place, not suffering and with loved ones. Take care and thinking of you all.....Love, Cheri