Andre Lee LaFrance, 33, was taken too early on April 18, 2015, in Talkeetna, Alaska. He was born on Sept. 12, 1981, in Anchorage, Alaska. Andre was a lifetime resident of Alaska: he spent time traveling and living in different areas. Andre and Jayson got married in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, on Sept. 10, 2003. "I will miss our times together most of all, he was a great uncle," said his nephew, Cody Peterson Andre is preceded in death by his mother, Lori Allen; brother, Michael Peterson Jr.; and both uncles from the Allen family. Andre is survived by his spouse, Jayson Giles; grandmother, Kitty Allen; sister-in-law, Lori Howard; nephew, Cody Peterson; and many cousins throughout the state. A funeral service will be held at Kehl's Palmer Mortuary on May 7, 2015. Viewing will begin at 1 p.m., a service will start at 2 p.m. and a burial will take place at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Mat-Su Hospice.
Published by Anchorage Daily News on May 6, 2015.