LaVerne “Lapp” Eliason, 88, of Auburn passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020.

He was born April 13, 1931 in Farmersville, the son of Alva and Vera Hoelmer Eliason. He married Mary Lou Dolenc in 1954.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the Auburn V.F.W. and American Legion. He also served on the Auburn Fire Department. Lapp retired from Fiat-Allis in 1985.

Surviving are his wife Mary Lou; one son, Dale (Chris) Eliason; two daughters, Joellyn (Jack) Warner and Gale (Martin) Pruitt; two granddaughters; five step-grandchildren; one great grandson; nine step-great grandchildren; and one brother, Earl (Zella) Eliason.

Private family graveside ser-vices will be held at Auburn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Auburn Emergency Squad. Bramley Funeral Home in Auburn is in charge of arrangements.