Pat LaFaye, 66Pat LaFaye, aged 66, a graduate of Hudson High School and longtime resident of Hammond, Wis., died Friday, May 11, at his home in Cherokee Village, Ark.
Pat LaFaye, aged 66, a graduate of Hudson High School and longtime resident of Hammond, Wis., died Friday, May 11, at his home in Cherokee Village, Ark.
He was born Aug. 4, 1945, in St. Paul, Minn., to Jack and Margret LaFaye. He was an aircraft mechanic for Northwest Airlines for 37 years. Pat served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War aboard the USS Enterprise and USS Ticonderoga.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son Christopher LaFaye; and brother Michael LaFaye.
He is survived by his wife, Rita LaFaye; son Troy LaFaye; daughter, Alexandria LaFaye; granddaughter, Adia LaFaye; brother James LaFaye; sisters, Geraldine Handy, Jackie Jensen and Midge Kneer; and many nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation and funeral services for Pat LaFaye were held Wednesday, May 16, at Tri-County Funeral Home Chapel, Cherokee Village. Celebration of Life service will be held on June 2 at First Baptist Church, 309 Vine St., Hudson, Wis., from 2-5 p.m.
Instead of flowers, the family requests that all memorials be made to Cure Pancreatic Cancer/The Lustgarten Foundation (http://curepc.org/) in Pat's name.
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