Lavonne Emily Goldfuss, age 75, of Painesville, passed away May 7, 2021, at home surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 3, 1945, in Painesville to the late Vance and Ruth Ostrander.
Vonne loved her Savior Jesus Christ, her family, her church family, and her many friends. She enjoyed waterfalls, traveling, helping others, and “posies.”
Vonne is survived by her seven children: Laurie Rysta (Greg), Mike Goldfuss (Faith), Cindi Florit (John), John Goldfuss (Jennifer), Mark Goldfuss, Tammy van den Heuvel (Gary), and Janice Leathers (Jim); grandchildren: Abbie (Andrew) Lobach, Andrew, and Sam Rysta; Mikey, Cristi, Carissa, Matthew, Cheri, and Cara Goldfuss; Andrea and Elisa Florit; Jonathan (Jordan), Alaina, Callie, and Emily Goldfuss; Kat, Tay, and Riley Goldfuss; Jadyn, Shalyn Jordaan (Nathan), and Kyrin van den Heuvel; and James Leathers; sister, Kae (Daniel) Lenk; sister-in-law, Lois Knoll; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband of 38 years, Mike Goldfuss; parents, Vance and Ruth Ostrander; brother, William Ostrander; brother-in-law, James Knoll; and two granddaughters, Crystalyn Goldfuss and Ruthie Florit.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Monday, May 10, at Bible Community Church, 8600 Lakeshore Blvd., Mentor. The family will also receive friends 9-10 a.m., Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at Bible Community Church. Funeral to follow immediately.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. at Bible Community Church, 8600 Lakeshore Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060. Burial will follow at the Williams Road Cemetery off Vrooman Road in Leroy Township.
Donations may be made to Mentor Christian School, 8600 Lake Shore Blvd, Mentor, OH 44060. Flowers arranged by Flowers on Main in Painesville.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Services.