Resident Spotlight: LaVonna Gruber


Resident Spotlight
LaVonna Gruber
LaVonna Gruber was born January 31, 1927 to Carl and Dortha Kern at home in Deshler, Ohio. She has one brother, William and one sister, Elsie. LaVonna attended Deshler High School, graduating in 1944. On December 19, 1949 LaVonna married William Gruber. Their children are Richard, Lorrie, Cheryl, Larry, Don, Karen, Pat and Jim (deceased). LaVonna has 17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Several of the towns LaVonna has lived in are Fostoria, Alberta, Bryan, Kunkle and Pioneer. LaVonna worked as a cook at the Tiffin River Plaza on the Ohio Turnpike. She loves animals and has had a number of dogs and cats as pets throughout her life. LaVonna also loved to play basketball. Some of her hobbies include watching tv, reading, working puzzles, and collecting elephants and angels. LaVonna is happiest when she can help people. Some of LaVonna’s favorite things to eat are Beef and Noodles and Custard Pie. She and her family love to travel. Something you may not know about LaVonna is that she is shy when it comes to meeting people, so when you see her, introduce yourself. LaVonna would love to make your acquaintance!