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Carroll A. LaJaunie, 85, of Grain Valley, Mo., passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at home. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at St. John LaLande Catholic Church with Father Ron Elliott as celebrant. Burial in Missouri Veterans Cemetery Higginsville, Mo. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, with a rosary at 7 p.m. at the Meyers Funeral Chapel 1600 West Main St. Blue Springs, Mo. Memorial Contribution may be made to or the Lions Club Eye Research Foundation 404 Portland St. Columbia, MO 65201. Carroll was born Nov. 27, 1928, in Franklin, La., the son of Arthur and Corinne (Naquin) LaJaunie. He had been in the US Navy and also was retired from the US Air Force on Nov. 27, 1988, after 33 years of service. He was also a retired Postmaster in Lexington, Mo. He was a member of the American Legion, the Lions Club where he had been the past District Governor, all in Lexington, a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus, and St. John LaLande Catholic Church. On July 1, 1951, he married Elizabeth "Betty" (Henderson) LaJaunie who survives of the home. Carroll was preceded in death by one son, Timothy LaJaunie, five brothers and two sisters. In addition to his wife, Betty other survivors include his sons, Brendan and wife Penny LaJaunie of Independence, Mo., John and wife Carol LaJaunie of Lexington, daughters, Vicki and Loy Summers of El Dorado Springs, Mo., Karen LaJaunie and husband John Shaw of Grain Valley, Mary LaJaunie of Independence, 11 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Meyers Funeral Chapel Blue Springs, family owned and operated. meyersfuneralchapel.com (816) 229-3276
Published in Kansas City Star on Aug. 27, 2014
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