Richard LaPlante

Richard G. LaPlante, 32, of Waukegan died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, at St. Therese Hospital in Waukegan.

He was born May 18, 1968, in Waukegan, a son of Gregory and Judith Garwood LaPlante.

Survivors include his mother, Judith (and John) Shaffer of Lake Villa; his father, Gregory (and Beth) of Crescent City; one brother, Edward (and Beth) LaPlante of Indianapolis, Ind.; two sisters, Michelle (and Duaine) Yearout of Kenosha, Wis., and Kathryn LaPlante with the Peace Corp in Bangladesh; his maternal grandmother, Kathryn Garwood of Antioch; and three nieces.

He was a life-long reisdent of the area, living in Antioch for many years where he was a member of St. Peter Church. He worked at Badger Cork in Trevor, Wis., and at Great America in Gurnee.

Services with Mass of Christian Burial were held at 10 a.m. today at St. Peter Church. Burial was in Mount Carmel Cemetery in Antioch. Strang Funeral Home of Antioch was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Antioch Mental Health Society.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 10/25/2000

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