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KIEFFER, LaVern G. (Dubuque, IA, Dec. 15, 1931--Dubuque, IA. Dec. 26, 2013). The son of Henry and Christina (Steffens) Kieffer, LaVern attended LORAS ACADEMY for three years and graduated from DUBUQUE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in 1949. He attended BAYLESS BUSINESS COLLEGE for two years. He married Nadine Maas on August 8, 1953.

LaVern worked for KEY CITY GAS COMPANY from 1951 through 1992. He was an active member of the Boys Booster Club and founded and served in the Tri-State Softball Tournament during the 1960s and 1970s.


Obituaries, Telegraph Herald, December 29, 2013, p. 16A