LaVern V. Wroblewski

LaVern V. Wroblewski

LaVern V. Wroblewski

Olathe, Kan.

LaVern V. Wroblewski, 95, of Olathe, Kan., died Jan. 2, 2023, at the Olathe Medical Center. Private

burial will be at Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kan.

LaVern was born March 24, 1927, in Jones County, Iowa, to John and Tena (Hults) Wroblewski. He attended public country school through eight grades, and Lisbon and Central City High Schools. He also pursued post-secondary education at the University of New Mexico and the University of Iowa and proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was employed by Allis Chalmers, Highway Equipment Company, Gaddis Manufacturing, Wendler-Kraus Manufacturing, Wendler Equipment Co., J.I. Case Industrial Division and Krause Manufacturing. In 1964, he started Sher-Lynn Equipment, Inc and Sher-Lynn Construction, Inc. He headed those companies until his retirement in 1983.

LaVern was a lifetime member of the Masons, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Elks.

During his retirement, he moved to Florida where he lived for over 30 years. He eventually moved to Kansas to be closer to his family.

LaVern is survived by his two daughters, Vickie Sherryl Scott of Marion, Iowa, and Valerie Vaughn of Olathe, Kan.; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Virginia Rowell; and a brother, John Wroblewski.

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