Maurice LaPlante, age 87, passed away Oct. 22, 2012, in Englewood, Fla.
Preceded in death by parents, brother and loving wife, Rosemary.
Survived by four children, six grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.Maurice and Rosemary were owners and operators of Big Lake Lodge Resort from 1959-1966. Maury was caretaker and operated Appleton Electric Lodge from 1966-1992. In 1992, they became full-time residents of Englewood.
Maurice served as captain of the Wheeling, Ill., police department from 1950-1959. Upon moving to Three Lakes, Wis., he also served on the Three Lakes Police Department for two years.
A naval officer during the Korean War, he will be recognized by Honor Guard on Saturday, May 25.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. Deacon John will officiate first at St. Theresa’s Church, Three Lakes, and following the service, at Three Lakes Cemetery.
Children and friends are welcome to share thoughts and stories of this colorful man.
|Tuesday, May 21, 2013 2:04 PM|