LaVerna E Van Matre

1936–1984 (Age 47)
Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States

The Life of LaVerna E

When LaVerna E Van Matre was born on 15 August 1936, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, her father, Kenneth Clark Van Matre, was 25 and her mother, Leona B Case, was 26. She married George Eldon Hunter on 22 January 1961, in Winnemucca, Humboldt, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in East Nampa Election Precinct, Canyon, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 26 February 1984, at the age of 47, and was buried in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

LaVerna E Van Matre
George Eldon Hunter
Marriage: 22 January 1961
Bruce William Hunter

Spouse & Children

22 January 1961
Winnemucca, Humboldt, Nevada, United States


  • Bruce William Hunter


Parents & Siblings



  • Female1936–1984Female

  • Evelyn Yvonne Van Matre


  • Karen Lucille Van Matre


World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 5

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 13

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Laverna Van Matre in household of Kenneth Van Matre, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laverna Hunter in entry for Gordon Dale Nutt, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Laverna Hunter, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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