Lois Ann Lavin

25 April 1942–31 October 2015 (Age 73)
Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Lois Ann

When Lois Ann Lavin was born on 25 April 1942, in Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States, her father, Louis Miles Lavin, was 34 and her mother, Anna Rosalie Yalowizeo, was 24. She died on 31 October 2015, in Thornton, Adams, Colorado, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Riverview Memorial Gardens, Worland, Washakie, Wyoming, United States.

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Louis Miles Lavin
Anna Rosalie Yalowizeo
Robert Louis Lavin
Vurden M Lavin
Lois Ann Lavin

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Age 14

Historical Boundaries - 1956: Adams, Colorado, United States. [Spreads into Weld County]
1962 · The Cuban Missile Crisis

Age 20

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union because of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. This confrontation was the closest that the Cold War became a nuclear war.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Láimhín, a reduced form of Ó Flaithimhín ‘descendant of Flaithimhín’, a personal name from a diminutive of flaith ‘prince’, ‘ruler’. This name is sometimes translated Hand , from the similarity of the reduced form to lámh ‘hand’.2 English: from the medieval female personal name Lavin(a) (from Latin Lavinia, of unknown origin).3 Spanish (Lavín): habitational name from Lavin, a place so named in the Santander province.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lois Ann Lavin Hillberry, "Find A Grave Index"
  • obituary
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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