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Lavina M. (Zoss) Hostetler

August 29, 1923 ~ May 9, 2019 (age 95)


Lavina M. (Zoss) Hostetler, 95, of rural Roanoke passed away at her home on Thursday, May 9, 2019.  She was born on August 29, 1923 to Ben W. and Barbara (Kennell) Zoss.  She married Leo C. Hostetler on December 28, 1950 in rural Roanoke.  He passed away on December 21, 1990.

Surviving are one daughter Lanora (the late Robert) Headings of Muscoda, WI; one grandson Anthony (Melissa) Unzicker and their daughter Courtney of Platteville, WI; one granddaughter Barbara (Kenneth) Fisher of Muscoda, WI; and also many nephews and nieces to whom she was very special.  She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother Silas (and wife Luella) Zoss, one sister Lillie Zoss, and an infant sister Sadie Zoss.

Lavina was a member of North Linn Amish Mennonite Church in rural Roanoke.  She enjoyed keeping house, mowing, and doing lawn care around her house.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at North Linn Amish Mennonite Church with church ministers officiating.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Mason Funeral Home Metamora Chapel.  Burial will be in Roanoke Mennonite Cemetery.  Memorials may be given to Transitions Hospice, 8914 North Prairie Pointe, Peoria, IL 61615.  Online condolences at


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May 14, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mason Funeral Home Metamora Chapel
219 East Partridge Street
Metamora, IL 61548

Funeral Service
May 15, 2019

10:00 AM
Linn Mennonite Church
1594 County Road 1700 N
Roanoke, IL 61561

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