Frances LaForte

Pittsburg, Kansas

1938 - 2018


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Frances Ann (Crain) LaForte, born July 25, 1938 in Cherokee County, Kansas, passed away September 1, 2018 in Galveston, Texas, at the age of 80. Frances was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Robert and eldest son, Geoffrey. Frances is survived by her younger son, Russell (wife, Suzanne),...

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My sympathy goes out to the family during your time of grief. May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this difficult time. Psalms 119:50,76


May the many fond memories help sustain you now and through the years.

Aunt Sally was our family historian, she could give you the most detailed history of anyone in the Crain family. I was always in awe of her stories and the vivid details in her explanation. Sally was a librarian it was her gift and calling. She was also gifted at the art of Crochet. Since I was a musician (Guitar) and my name Danny, she crocheted the musical staff of Danny Boy in a large afghan blanket, a much-treasured gift to me. Sally was the youngest of Myrle and Viola Crain's family. The...

Frances was such a wonderful person! I work at Strickland Middle School, and she volunteered with us for so long. She was always so wonderful to teach me things and just to be around. I loved her dearly. I am very lucky to have the afghan that she had published in the magazine. My thoughts and prayers are you.
Gloria Smith
Denton, Texas