Charlotte “LaVon” Coltrin

LaVon Coltrin passed away November 29, 2021.

LaVon was born October 20, 1934, to Algot and Charlotte “Lottie” Peterson at home in Burley, Idaho.

She attended Southwest Grade School, Burley Junior High, and Burley High School where she graduated.

She married Edward Coltrin December 4, 1956, in the Idaho Falls Temple.

LaVon and Edward were blessed with 5 children: Algot of Burley, David, of Burley, Peggy, of Milton, WA, Dale, of Puyallup, WA, and Steven, of Burley. LaVon had 2 bonus children Casey and Tara of Meridian.

LaVon and Edward’s earlier years of married life started out in Kansas while Edward served in the Army, then to Boise. After several years in Boise, they moved to Oregon then on to an adventure in Alaska during the Pipeline build. After Alaska they moved to the Seattle area for several years. During their time in the Seattle area, they worked with many refuge families to acclimate them to life in America. After Edward retired, they returned to Burley to be closer to family and help with LaVon’s parents.

LaVon was a dedicated member of her church, her special interest was the Primary children she taught throughout many years of service. As her Primary children grew up, graduated, served missions, got married or other important events in their lives, she always tried to attend activities that were held for them. She loved to share her crafting talents with friends and family, especially the grandkids.

She was preceded in passing by her husband Edward; her parents Algot & Lottie Peterson; her brother Charlie; her grandson Austin; and great-grandson Traycen

She is survived by her children: Algot, David, Peggy, Dale, Steven; Bonus children Casey and Tara; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; She is also survived by her sister-in-law Sherry; brother Arnold (Sherryl); brother Leon (Kay); sister Dorene (Bob); brother Don (Kay); sister Edith; and brother Kem (Tara).

Funeral Services were held Saturday, December 4, 2021 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 515 East 16 Street in Burley. Burial followed in the Pella Cemetery.  Public was welcome to visit Friday evening December 3, 2021 at Morrison Funeral Home, 188 South Hwy 24 in Rupert and Saturday at the church prior to the funeral.  A live webcast of the Funeral Service will be available at the following link: and maintained at the Morrison Funeral Home website.  Arrangements were under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.

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