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Lorna Vafeas
Lorna Vafeas
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Lorna C. Vafeas, of La Crosse, formerly of Antigo, died Sunday, April 12, 2009 at Evergreen Terrace in Antigo in the care of her family and LeRoyer Hospice.

She was born July 10, 1917 in Antigo the daughter of the late Walter and Clara (Klemm) Heinrich .


She married William Vafeas on Nov 22, 1969 in Winona, MN. He survives.


She was a graduate of Antigo High School. For a year, she was an employee of the Wisconsin State Highway Department in Rhinelander. In 1938 she moved to LaCrosse where she was employed as an Executive Secretary to the President of the University. She retired in 1988. She enjoyed reading. Mrs. Vafeas was a member of Good Sheppard Lutheran Church and the American Legion Auxiliary in LaCrosse..

Surviving are her husband, William Vafeas and a sister, Florence Schumitsch, Antigo, two sisters in law Charlotte Heinrich and Evelyn Heinrich, both of Antigo, a brother-in-law, Steve Vafeas, Detroit, MI, and many nieces and nephews .

She was preceded in death by parents, her first husband Arthur Dux, two sisters, Marie Poss and Verna Adams, three brothers Roy, Eldo and Orrin Heinrich.

Memorial Services will be held at Peace Lutheran Church, Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 10:00 am with Rev. David Karolus officiating.

Visitation will be Tuesday at the church from 9:30 am to time of services .
Bradley Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Online condolences may be made to www.bradleyfh.com.

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