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LaVerne R. Tjugum, age 86, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018, in Madison. He was born on August 20, 1931 in the Town of Bristol to Oscar and Emma (Weigen) Tjugum. LaVerne married Beverly Morrick in Sun Prairie. He farmed his entire life in the Sun Prairie area.
He is survived by his wife; 3 children Dennis (Linda), Jamie (Kim), and Michael; 7 grandchildren Matthew (Susanne), Jessica (Darryl), Steven (Lindsay), Craig (Kirsten), Nicholas and Melissa; 8 great-grandchildren Jacob, Noah (Samantha) Samuel, Aiden, Brenna, Maya, Jordan and Kalista; 1 sister Jean McGovern; and 1 brother Delano (Leona).
He was preceded in death by his parents; and 2 daughters Wanda Tjugum and Judy Anderson.
A private Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2018, at Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home, 302 Columbus Street in Sun Prairie. Burial will be at Bristol Lutheran Cemetery.

Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral & Cremation
Sun Prairie, WI 608-837-5400
www.newcomerfh.com