LaVerne Pauley, age 95, of Miles City passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Tendernest Assisted Living in Billings.
LaVerne was born in Deadwood, South Dakota on September 13, 1924 to Les and Ethel (Farber) Boe. The Boe family bought the sale barn in Miles City and that is where she met Robert Pauley in 1945. LaVerne and Bob were married in Forsyth, Montana in February of 1947. They moved to Johnson Creek and later moved North of Miles City, ranching until 1959. The family then moved to the Tongue River, south of Miles City where they lived until Bob’s passing in 2000.
LaVerne enjoyed crocheting watching the boys rodeo and following kids baseball games all over.
LaVerne is survived by her daughter Beverly Knuths of Billings, MT; a son Bud (Judy) Pauley of Miles City; MT; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert; her sons: Bill and Robert Leslie Pauley and her sister Bonnie Venable.
A graveside will be held on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Custer County Cemetery in Miles City. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.stevensonandsons.com.