Lori A. LaFave

CHASSELL — Lori A. LaFave, 54, a resident of Chassell, passed away unexpectedly at her home, on January 27, 2020.

She was born October 19, 1965, to the late George & Kathy (Colombe) Sauvola. She was raised on Denton Rd. and attended Houghton High School. After school, she remained in the area working numerous jobs where most recently she was employed at the Daily Mining Gazette.

Lori enjoyed crocheting and visiting with family and friends. She was a member of Houghton Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant sister, Grace.

She is survived by her husband, Brian Lafave; her children, SSG Lucas Velmer of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Justina Christian of Detroit, and Jacob Lafave of Florence, Wisconsin; her sisters, Kathy Bruhnke of Clintonville, Wisconsin, Judy Michaelson of Chassell.

Also surviving are her grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and aunts and uncles.

The funeral service for Lori will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Chassell, with Pastors Dave Whitaker and Don Curry officiating.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, or other expressions of sympathy, the family asks that donations be made to the “Lori “Momma” Lafave” GoFundMe to help cover funeral expenses.

To view Lori’s obituary or send condolences to the family, please visit memorialchapel.net.

The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Home of Chassell has been assisting the family with the arrangements.