Vera Juanita LaForge
November 5, 1938 - August 1, 2011
Vera Juanita LaForge, 72, died Aug. 1, 2011 in Payson. She was born Nov. 5, 1938 in Mesa, Ariz.
She grew up in Sunflower and Tonto Basin and spent most of her life in Payson. She enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping with her family, and spending time in her garden.
She is survived by sons, Earl Roy (Kathy) LaForge and Adrian Russell LaForge; brothers, Clarence “Butch” (Peggy) Crabtree, Doyle Crabtree and Lonnie (Ruth) Crabtree; and sister, Lynn (Tom) Johns; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Adrian Crabtree; mother, Cathryn “Kate” Crabtree; and son, Keith Bernard LaForge, Jr.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Hospice Compass of Payson for their help and support.
No services will be held, but friends and family are welcome to attend a potluck at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 20 at the LaForge residence, 205 S. Clark Road, Payson.