Norma Dean "Nordie" LaForge, 64, of Tonto Basin, Ariz., died Friday, July 1, 2005 in Globe. She was born Nov. 22, 1940 in McLean, Texas, the daughter of William and Maiedna Rhodes.
Mrs. LaForge came to Arizona in 1976, and in 1978 she moved to the Payson area. She worked at the Butcher Hook in Tonto Basin prior to her retirement. Her favorite pastimes included hunting, fishing and watching ball games on television. She loved spending time with her family and friends, and she will be greatly missed by all.
She is survived by her husband, Keith LaForge of Tonto Basin; son, Donnie (Ginna) Houser of Texas; brother, Jack (Judy) Rhodes of Texas, two grandchildren, three nieces and one nephew.
There will be a memorial service and luncheon at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, July 9, 2005 at the Butcher Hook, South Highway 188 in Tonto Basin.
Arrangements handled by Miles Funeral Services Miami in Miami.