Alverna Theresa Lovell, 88, of Galt passed away on Aug. 15, 2019 with her family by her side after a brief stay in the hospital. She was born on Jan. 22, 1931 in Wilmont, Minn., to Bernard and Agnes (Diekmann) Schroer.
Alverna was a domestic engineer for her whole life and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed decorating her home, cooking for family and friends, and going to casinos. She will always be remembered for her Christmas decorating. There wasn’t anyone who met Alverna that didn’t love her and she didn’t love them.
Alverna leaves behind her children, Roseann Johnson of Lodi, Bradley (Terri) Lovell and Leann (Jerry) Brunet of Galt, and Richard (Marion) Lovell of Arizona; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and foour great-great grandchildren; siblings, Cecilia Urcan of Camarillo, Carol Holm, June (Jim) Brust, Jane Sazama, Connie (Kelly) Vortherms of Minnesota, Dan (Jo) Schroer of Missouri and many close friends.
Alverna is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, three sisters; son Steve and son Timothy and his family.
Service will be held on Friday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m., at St. Christopher’s Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Cancer Society at donate3.cancer.org or St. Christopher’s Catholic Church in Galt.