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In Loving Memory

LaForce Frederick “Fred” Arthur

Frederick “Fred” Arthur LaForce was born August 12, 1945, in Fullerton, California, the son of Adrian F. and Evelyn R. (Saviers) LaForce.

After graduation from Servite High School in Orange County, CA, he enlisted in the U.S Army and served in Germany during the Viet Nam Era. Following his discharge he worked for Stanley Tool; Borden Chemical /Mystik Tape Division, Northfield, IL; Superior Insulating Tape of St. Louis and Union, MO; ATAPCO/ATAPCO OPG/ Cardinal Brands, St. Louis, MO; and GuideBook Publishing, St. Louis, MO. Fred was a highly successful and well respected career salesman. His favorite pastime was cruising with his family.

Fred married the love of his life, Terry Burris LaForce, on December 8, 1979 in Arlington Heights, IL.

He is preceded in death by his parents and son, Brian A. LaForce.

Fred is survived by Terry, his wife of 44 years, and their son, Charles. Also surviving are his daughter, Rachelle (Chris) Chiodini, of Harrisonville, MO; grandchildren Tate, Briana (Joseph) Garcia and Isaac.

SERVICES: A VISITATION will be held at Kutis South County Chapel 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. on Monday, March 4 from 4:00- 8:00 pm. FUNERAL SERVICE Tuesday, March 5 at 12 noon. Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Memorial donations appreciated to the American Lung Association or charity of choice.


2 thoughts on “LaForce Frederick “Fred” Arthur”

  1. Terry and Chad.:
    So sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. He was such a wonderful and thoughtful man. I feel honored to have known him. God Bless your family


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