Saturday, June 18, 2016
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
At the home of his daughter, Victoria

This is an informal gathering. Please email Victoria at v_lafave@yahoo.com for details.


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

ALS of Michigan
24359 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 100
Southfield, MI 48075
1 (800) 882-5764
Web Site

Life Story / Obituary


Ronald W. LaFave of Lake Ann, age 62 died, Wednesday, June 8, 2016.

Ronald was born on October 6, 1953 in Flint , the son of Clarence and Viola (Beebee) LaFave.

He lived in Lake Ann for over 30 years. He was the owner of LaFave Interiors for over 20 years.

Ronald was a Army Veteran serving in the Vietnam war. He enjoyed hunting in the great outdoors. Ronald loved to ice fish every winter and would continue to fish in the off season for blue gill and salmon. With his love of landscaping Ronald had a beautiful garden at his home. He built his home from start to finish. Being very artistic he would use a wood burner to add a personal touch to home mantels and other pieces of wood work. In his spare time Ronald would play poker at the Benzie poker shack. His dogs Sand and Bear were very important to him.

Ronald is survived by his daughter, Victoria (Steven Hane) LaFave and his siblings, David LaFave, Dennis LaFave, Debra LaFave, Mike LaFave, Theresa LaFave, Barbara LaFave, Richard LaFave and Kurt LaFave and many niece and nephews.

Ronald is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Viola, siblings Sandra Raymond, Clarence LaFave and Patty Brewer.

An informal gathering will be held at his daughters home in Grand Rapids from 2pm to 6pm on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Please email Victoria at v_lafave@yahoo.com for details. Memorial Contributions may be made to the ALS of Michigan, 24359 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 100, Southfield, MI 48075. Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guest book, share a message with the family. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.