Layvonne (Lonnie) Dee Gradwohl

Layvonne (Lonnie) Dee Gradwohl, age 69, of Laurel, Mont., passed away January 11, 2017. She was born to Guy H. West and Margaret J. West in Billings, Mont. on August 25, 1947. She graduated from Billings Senior High School in 1965. She met Michael Gradwohl in 1968 and they married December 7th of that year. From this union, they had two daughters, Amy and Erin.
Lonnie worked 25 years as a purchasing agent for Unisource and retired after 10 years of purchasing for Woods Power Grip. She fell in love with the Corgi breed and was a cofounder of the Yellowstone All Corgi Club. She was so proud of her rescues and they homes they found for them.
She is preceded in death by both her parents; her brother Lyle West; and her beloved fur babies Raven, Sadie and Fiona. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Mike; her brother, John (Charlotte) West; her daughters, Amy (Niles) Dahl and Erin (Chad) Jacobsmeyer; her grandkids, Samantha, Jarod, Katelyn and Josh; her last surviving rescue, Tucker; and multiple nieces, nephews and friends made through the Corgi club and Bunco.
Cremation has taken place. A family celebration of life will take place at a future date per her request. Any donations in her memory can be made to the Yellowstone All Corgi Club, P.O. Box 571, Laurel, MT 59044.


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