Loving Father, Grandfather, Great-GrandfatherFrancis Laqua, age 91 of Forest Lake, formerly of Williston, ND, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on April 17, 2017.
Francis was a proud World War II Army Veteran. He served in the 25th Infantry division and was a Purple Heart recipient.
Preceded in death by wife, Lovella; son-in-law, Jerry LeDosquet.
Survived by children, Loren (Karen), Jeanette (Richard) Hahn, Delary (Jean), Patricia (Ted) Ferriter, Phyllis LeDosquet, Melanie (John) Baehr; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
A Celebration of Francis’ Life will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 27th at Faith Lutheran Church, 886 N. Shore Dr., Forest Lake, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Burial at Scandinavian Cemetery, Forest Lake with Military Honors performed by the Forest Lake American Legion. In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to Faith Lutheran Church.