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A. Laverne (Gustafson) Ekberg

Born: Tue., Jan. 17, 1922
Died: Mon., Oct. 26, 2015


Memorial Service

Tue., Nov. 03, 2015
Location: First Evangelical Lutheran Church


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A. Laverne (Gustafson) Ekberg, 93, of Brockton formerly of West Bridgewater, MA died October, 26, 2015.  She was the wife of the late Waldemar E. “Wally” Ekberg.

Born January 17, 1922 in Brockton she was the daughter of the late Harry D. and Alfhild I. (Nelson) Gustafson. 

Laverne was a 1939 graduate of Brockton High School where she was the “Class Odist” and attended New England Conservatory of Music.  She was the former organist at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church both in Brockton.  She was a well-known piano teacher and composer and was the accompanist for the Harmonettes and the American Legion Male Choirs.  She was also a member of the Melody Trio, a long time active member and choir member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church and was secretary of the 1939 Class Reunion Committee.  Her family, friends and music made up the fiber of her life.

She is survived by her daughter Enis H. Waterhouse and her husband Donald of N. Attleboro; two grandchildren Benjamin Deeley of NC and Jonathan Deeley of MD and several cousins.

A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 11:00 AM in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 900 Main St., Brockton, MA. 02301.  Visitation has been omitted.   

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Bobbie Sundling Nelson
   Posted Fri October 30, 2015
Eenie - my sincere condolences on the loss of your mother. She was such a lovely person, the last of my mother's cousins. You must have wonderful memories of her.

Linda Johnson VanDine
   Posted Mon November 02, 2015
Ernie, I'm so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I have so many wonderful memories of fun times together with your family when we were kids. She was a lovely woman and will be missed by so many people.

Vicki Duarte
   Posted Thu November 05, 2015
RIP..Mrs. Ekberg..you will always be remembered fondly.

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