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LaVerne Talaska, 81, of Columbus, died at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for she and her husband will be celebrated at a later date at St. Henry's Catholic Church in Perham, Minn. There will be no calling hours in Columbus. In keeping with LaVerne's wishes, cremation is planned with inurnment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Minnesota.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice of charities.
She is survived by her sister, Catherine (Gordon) Kaatz of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisc.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Talaska.