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Lavonha Tan (Lever)
30th and 35th reunion committee member

Lavonha passed away on 12/15/2021 from Covid19.  She was living in Fox Lake, IL. and was married to fellow 1969 schoolmate Charlie Lever. Between them they have 3 children and 1 grandchild. While she wasn't being a house wife, Lavonha enjoyed defending the wildlife.

Information as of 12/16/2021.
Photo from 1969 yearbook.



Lanna Lavonha Lever (Tan) age 69 was born November 9, 1952, in Chicago. She spent the majority of her life in Fox Lake, IL. She passed away suddenly on December 15, 2021. Services will be held in honor of her but will be private.

Lavonha had a beautiful smile, that lit up every room she walked into. Her family meant everything to her, and she was a loving mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, and grandmother. She loved spending time with her family, listening to music, reading, watching movies, playing video games, laughing, and enjoying dark chocolate and twizzlers. She was a lover and advocate of animals.  

She is survived by her loving husband Charles Henry Lever III, and her children; daughter Faith Lever, daughter Blythe Lever and fiancÚ Brandon Huff, son Charles IV Lever and wife Tiffany.

She was a loving grandmother to Kaitlynn Lever and fiancÚ Bailey Wulf, Mia Ciffone, Domenic Ciffone and Charles Lever V. She was a loving big sister to her younger sister Marlena and husband Robert Johnson. She was also a caring aunt to Todd Hoeft and wife Christine, Nathan Rodriguez and daughter Gianna, Robert Johnson, Brian Johnson and wife Jessica. Loving sister-in-law to Mary and Denny Richardson. Caring aunt to Forrest Richardson, wife Agena and daughter Willow, and Kyle Richardson, wife Shannon and kids; Liv, Gavin and Travis.


Cathy Murphy and Lavonha at 30th reunion.