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Robert J. LaFortune

April 24, 1938 ~ May 19, 2020 (age 82)

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Robert J. LaFortune, 82, of Fortville, passed away May 19, 2020 at his home.  He was born April 24, 1938 in Detroit, MI to the late Francis and Marjorie (Henry) LaFortune.  Bob was a member of the Markleville F & AM Lodge No. 629, the Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis and attended New Life Christian Fellowship.  He enjoyed collecting stamps, old and new keys and coins. 

Bob retired from Ford Motor Co. as a millwright in 2002 after 30 years’ service.

Bob is survived by his wife Becky (Graham) LaFortune, whom he married January 10, 1959; daughter: Renee (Steve) Jerge of Pendleton and son Robert W. (Anita) LaFortune of AZ; grandchildren: Surcie Jerge of Anderson and Michelle Jerge of Chicago; 5 great-grandchildren; sister Carol (Charlie) Minch of Fortville.

Private family services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Burial will take place at Star Baptist Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Indianapolis Humane Society 7929 N Michigan Road Indianapolis IN 46268. Online condolences may be shared at     


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